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Norman Borlaug (1914–2009)

Norman Borlaug was born on March 25, 1914 in Saude, Iowa, USA as Norman Ernest Borlaug. He was married to Margaret Gibson. He died on September 12, 2009 in Dallas, Texas, USA. See full bio »


(age 95) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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 2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Earth Days (2010) ... (special thanks)
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 2003 Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary)
- Eat This! (2003) ... Himself
 1979 The Late Great Planet Earth (Documentary)
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 1976 Cousteau: Oasis in Space (TV Series documentary)
- Grain of Conscience (1976) ... Himself

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When wheat is ripening properly, when the wind is blowing across the field, you can hear the beards of wheat rubbing together. They sound like the pine needles in a forest. It is a sweet, whispering music that once you hear, you never forget.


Awarded the (USA) Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. See more »


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