The July 3-July 10 issue (on newsstands Monday, June 26) in a special double issue, Newsweek launches its annual "The Giving Back Awards" in recognition of people and organizations who use fame, fortune, heart and soul to help others. A New Orleans hospice nurse, a retired librarian and two Yale grads on list with Brad Pitt, Target and Soledad O'Brien. Plus: Jonathan Alter on Karl Rove and Iraq, the divided Democrats, NASCAR broadcasting and an interview with 'Superman Returns' director. (PRNewsFoto/NEWSWEEK)
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Star Power: Pitt has lured attention to humanitarian issues
He lured the paparazzi to Africa, where people really needed the attention.