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How to Win the Nobel Prize

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The Nobel Prize has been won by some of the century's most distinguished but controversial figures: Sir Alexander Fleming didn'really discover that penicillin could cure; Alexander Sol zhenitsyn can'leave Russia to receive his prize. Every year, a handful of the world's greatest scientists, writers, and peace-makers receive about £42,000 and a gold medal. But for each man on the platform in Stockholm last week, there are dozens who could have won the most prestigious prize on earth. But they never will, for reasons dictated by the paradoxical Will of Alfred Nobel , and the punctilious caution of the men who judge the winners.
So in case you wonder why the telegraph boy never calls, this film draws up a list of eight rules How to Win the Nobel Prized Narrated by IAN HOLM
Written and produced by MICHAEL BLAKSTAD

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Unknown: Sir Alexander Fleming
Unknown: Alexander Sol
Unknown: Alfred Nobel
Produced By: Michael Blakstad

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How to Win the Nobel Prize

BBC One London, 19 December 1972 21.25






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