Awards: The Youngest Ever

Of all the leaders of the U.S.'s Negro revolution, none has become more respected by his own people or more reviled by segregationists than the Rev.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Last week King, 35, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 1964. He is the twelfth American, and the youngest person ever, to be so honored.

Following custom, the five-man No bel Prize Committee, named by the Norwegian Parliament, did not explain its choice. But in a brief biographical note, the committee noted that King "follows the principle of nonviolence." There were, of course, outraged howls from the U.S.'s Deep...

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