The Unlikely Person Responsible For ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’

Oprah Winfrey had an unlikely advisor when she first considered going national with her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. Film critic Roger Ebert was the first to encourage the media mogul to pursue syndication. The two were on a date when the topic came up, and the conversation they had changed the world of […]

Oprah Winfrey wearing a black top and pants with a gray vest at the Playstation Theater

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