The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony 1962 and 1963

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The ceremony for the 1962 and 1963 Nobel Peace Prizes was held in the Auditorium of the University of Oslo, 10 December 1963. Gunnar Jahn, Chairman of the Nobel Committee, delivered the 1962 Nobel Peace Prize to Linus Pauling. The 1963 Nobel Peace Prize was divided between the two sister organizations of the Red Cross: the International Red Cross Committee and the League of Red Cross Societies. The Nobel diplomas and medals were presented to Leopold Boissier as representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross and to John A. MacAulay as representative of the League of Red Cross Societies (1:36). Linus Pauling made his Acceptance speech (3:46), Leopold Boissier spoke on behalf of the International Committee of the Red Cross (7:06) and John A. MacAulay spoke on behalf of the League of Red Cross Societies (14:14).

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