Known as 'The Grand Dame of Dish,' Liz Smith was a syndicated American gossip columnist who's career spanned over three decades. She worked for publications such as 'The Daily News,' 'Newsday,' 'The New York Post' and 'Cosmopolitan.'
President of Israel Shimon Peres was also twice prime minister of Israel and won a Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Oslo Accords with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Denise Levertov was an English-born poet, essayist and political activist who wrote matter-of-fact verse on both personal and political themes. She's known for such works as The Sorrow Dance and The Freeing of the Dust.