"The Green Revolution was in [that time period]. In fact, it's hard to appreciate that a major shift has taken place until You have to have a time frame to look back and say, 'Between now and then, look at how much happened.' And so you tend to these things that were changes that weren't subtle. When you look after 10 years there's a huge change, and you tend not to realize. But looking back it was tremendous change. Tremendous
"Norman Borlaug was a major contributor to this whole, to the Green Revolution. There's no questions about it. I recognized him as somebody who had made a huge contribution to our understanding and advancement of food production. There's no question about that. People like that That kind of a contribution has had a huge impact on mankind. And it's just fortunate we've got people with skills in a lot of those areas, and people like him came along."