People: Oct. 18, 1968

With his prophetlike beard, clear eyes, ever-ready smile and imposing stature, this year's Nobel Peace Prizewinner really looks the part. René Cassin, 81, noted French jurist, was a chief architect of the United Nations' 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document that defines the basic rights of all mankind. Pleased as he is with the prize and the progress that has been made in human rights, Cassin is still very much the judicial pragmatist. "Peace is still distant," he notes, "and much remains to be done. Men of good will do not exist...

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