• Kyodo


Former Prime Minister Eisaku Sato, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1974, was the worst selection ever by the award committee, according to a Nobel Peace Prize official historian.

Oivind Stenersen, a principal author of an official Nobel Peace Prize history, told reporters late last week that Sato, who won the prize for his contribution to peace and opposition to nuclear weapons, was the committee’s “biggest mistake.”

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