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Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak

Former Prime Minister of Israel

Biography | Profile | Interview
Gary Becker
Gary Becker

Nobel Prize in Economics

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Benazir Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Willie Brown
Willie Brown

Former Mayor of San Francisco

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George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush

41st President of the United States

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Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter

Nobel Prize for Peace

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Johnnetta Cole
Johnnetta Cole

Past President of Spelman College

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Sam Donaldson
Sam Donaldson

ABC News Correspondent

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Mohamed ElBaradei
Mohamed ElBaradei

Nobel Prize for Peace

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Paul Farmer
Paul Farmer

Founder, Partners in Health

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Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman

Nobel Prize in Economics

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Millard Fuller
Millard Fuller

Founder, Habitat for Humanity International

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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Rudolph Giuliani
Rudolph Giuliani

Former Mayor of New York City

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Daniel Goldin
Daniel Goldin

Space Exploration

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Alberto Gonzales
Alberto Gonzales

Former Attorney General of the United States

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Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev

Nobel Prize for Peace

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David Halberstam
David Halberstam

Pulitzer Prize for Journalism

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John Hume
John Hume

Nobel Prize for Peace

Biography | Profile | Interview
Daniel Inouye
Daniel Inouye

Medal of Honor

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Frank Johnson
Frank Johnson

Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Hamid Karzai
Hamid Karzai

Former President of Afghanistan

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Anthony Kennedy
Anthony Kennedy

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King

Pioneer of Civil Rights

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Larry King
Larry King

Broadcasters' Hall of Fame

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Wendy Kopp
Wendy Kopp

Founder, Teach for America

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Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof

Journalist, Author & Columnist

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Charles Kuralt
Charles Kuralt

A Life On the Road

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John Lewis
John Lewis

Champion of Civil Rights

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Norman Mineta
Norman Mineta

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation

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George Mitchell
George Mitchell

Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Greg Mortenson
Greg Mortenson

Best-Selling Author, Three Cups of Tea

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Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader

Consumer Crusader

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Paul Nitze
Paul Nitze

Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Antonia Novello
Antonia Novello

Former Surgeon General of the United States

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Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks

Pioneer of Civil Rights

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Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres

President of Israel

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Colin Powell
Colin Powell

Former Secretary of State, United States of America

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Dan Rather
Dan Rather

Broadcast Journalist

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Anthony Romero
Anthony Romero

Executive Director, ACLU

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Albie Sachs
Albie Sachs

Constitutional Court of South Africa

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Robert Schuller
Robert Schuller

Crystal Cathedral

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Norman Schwarzkopf
Norman Schwarzkopf

Commander, Operation Desert Storm

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John Sexton
John Sexton

Education & Law

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Neil Sheehan
Neil Sheehan

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

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Alan Simpson
Alan Simpson

Statesman and Advocate

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Ellen Sirleaf
Ellen Sirleaf

Nobel Prize for Peace

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James Stockdale
James Stockdale

Medal of Honor

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Robert Strauss
Robert Strauss

Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Michael Thornton
Michael Thornton

Medal of Honor

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Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu

Nobel Prize for Peace

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Antonio Villaraigosa
Antonio Villaraigosa

Former Mayor of Los Angeles

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Lech Walesa
Lech Walesa

Nobel Prize for Peace

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Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace

CBS News Correspondent

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Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel

Nobel Prize for Peace

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Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward

Investigative Reporter

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Andrew Young
Andrew Young

Civil Rights Ambassador

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