Closing Arguments: Is Obama Worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize?

By David Schoetz

Oct 9, 2009 11:35pm

In winning the Nobel Peace Prize today, President Obama has joined the distinguished company of other American presidents; heads of state; civil rights icons; human-rights champions; and spiritual leaders. But as so many critics are quick to point out, his actual accomplishments pale in comparison to many others. The award is based on expectations of his work to come — what he described as a "call to action." So tonight, we want your take: Does President Obama deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? Tell us what you think. You can follow "Nightline" anytime on Twitter:

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