January 25, 1967
The Nobel Institute
As the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of 1964, I now have the pleasure of proposing to you the name of Thich Nhant Hanh for that award in 1967.
I do not personally know of anyone more worth of the Nobel Peace Prize than this gentle Buddhist monk from Vietnam.
This would be a notably auspicious year for you to bestow your Prize on the Venerable Nhat Hanh. . . .
Read the whole letter in the original carbon copy in the King Center Archive, here.