People: Jan. 9, 2006

A LAUREATE'S CHEERLEADERS Nothing says peace in our time like two Oscar-nominated actresses sharing the stage without a hint of diva behavior. SALMA HAYEK and JULIANNE MOORE served as co-hosts of the Nobel Peace Prize concert, which airs this week in the U.S. The event, held last month in Norway, honored Nobel laureate Mohamed el-Baradei and his International Atomic Energy Agency with performances by Duran Duran and Gladys Knight. Hayek knows viewers may tune in to see her and Moore, not the honoree. "Why do we only pay attention to important issues if people from an unimportant sector--entertainment--talk about them?" the...

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