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Americans dominate Peace Prize nominations
AP via USAToday.com ^ | 02/18/2003

Posted on 02/18/2003 6:39:14 PM PST by GeneD

Edited on 04/13/2004 1:40:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

OSLO, Norway (AP) The Nobel Peace Prize Committee has received 150 nominations for the 2003 award, with a majority of nominations coming from North America, committee secretary Geir Lundestad said Tuesday.

Nominations, which had to be postmarked by Feb. 1, are made by past laureates, committee members, university professors and select organizations. They're kept secret for 50 years, although those making them often announce their choice.


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1 posted on 02/18/2003 6:39:14 PM PST by GeneD
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To: GeneD
Bush should win it, but he won't. It'll go to Lyin' Ryan.
2 posted on 02/18/2003 6:44:12 PM PST by Sparta (Statism is a Mental Illness)
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To: GeneD
I'd bet Chirac would be pleased as Punch to get the award.
3 posted on 02/18/2003 7:28:51 PM PST by syriacus (-----Jacques Chirac ----- the new French Dip.)
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