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Peace Prize, &c.

On the homepage today, I have an essay about this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos. I put this decision in historical context. (I once spent a fair amount of time on the Nobel Peace Prize, resulting in Peace, They Say, a history of the prize.) Here on the Corner, I’d like to add something about the 1936 winner. He, too, was South American.
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