Astrid Lindgren

Date: 
Monday, May 30, 1988

Recipient of the 1988 Schweitzer Medal for outstanding contributions to animal welfare.

Astrid Lindgren for achieving enactment of the world's most comprehensive law against cruel factory farming practices. Mrs. Lindgren is the author of many children's stories which are classics in Swedish literature and, in translation, throughout the world. Medal presentation by Congressman Charles Bennett.