Many people are asking themselves why did Obama win the Nobel Peace Prize and for what?
When Obama was awakened at 6:00 a.m. on Friday to hear that he was only the third sitting president to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize, he wasn’t even sure it was the real deal.
President Theodore Roosevelt won in 1906 and President Woodrow Wilson was awarded the prize in 1919.
The cash prize is $1.4 million. Senior advisor David Axelrod says his boss wants to give the money to charity in a way that promotes the ideals of peace.
President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation.
Here is what Obama said about he Nobel Peace Prize
“To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who’ve been honored by this prize — men and women who have inspired me and inspired the entire world through their courageous pursuit of peace. I will accept this aware as a call to action, a call for all nations to confront the common challenges of the 21st century.”
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