Who Will Be Person of the Year in 2007?

TIME asked several prominent individuals whom they would choose for the 2007 Person of the Year

John Irving The author and screenwriter wrote The Cider House Rules and The World According to Garp

For the 2007 Person of the Year, I nominate Al Gore. He won the popular vote for President in 2000 and arguably won Florida--and had it stolen from him in a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court vote that fell along partisan lines. Since that election, Gore has devoted himself to bringing awareness to environmental issues that endanger the planet, namely global warming.

Whoopi Goldberg Comedian and co-host of The View, who is an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress

My nomination is the word green....

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