Some Past Honorees Give Their Picks for This Year

To help us make the selection, TIME asked prominent individuals, including previous Persons of the Year, whom they would choose

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV 1987, '89 Former President of the Soviet Union, 1987 Man of the Year, 1989 Man of the Decade

I note that Ted Turner has nominated Bono. I would like to endorse that. We have met on several occasions, and I have been impressed by his actions. He has been a voice for the poor, for the environment, for peace--and for the emerging global civil society.

JAMES LOVELL 1968 One of three Apollo 8 astronauts, pioneers on the epic quest for the moon

I suggest special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. In this age of cover-ups, political intrigue, corporate greed and not...

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