On this day in 1901, the first Nobel prizes were awarded in ceremonies in Sweden and Norway. Since then, the Nobel Peace Prize has earned special significance, with 21 Americans gaining the honor, along with several U.S.-based organizations.
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Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old student from Pakistan who stood up to the Taliban, received the 2014 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
Malala Yousafzai, the National Constitution Center’s 2014 Liberty Medal recipient, was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last week. It turns out that winners of both prizes are becoming something of a trend.
Malala Yousafzai, the recipient of the 2014 Liberty Medal, was also awarded the Nobel peace prize on Friday, along with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist.
With Constitution Day quickly approaching on September 17, here’s a look at 10 essential constitutional resources we use in our quest to explain and understand our founding document.