Oprah Winfrey

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Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon on casting Oprah Winfrey in the feature film "The Color Purple"
Reuben Cannon on casting and co-producing The Women of Brewster Place

Phil Donahue

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Phil Donahue on fellow talk show host Oprah Winfrey and how she changed the genre
Phil Donahue on his thoughts on The Oprah Winfrey Show

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Dick Ebersol

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Dick Ebersol on his family going on Oprah

Roger Ebert

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Roger Ebert on appearing on Oprah Winfrey's morning show in Baltimore

Tom Freston

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Tom Freston on getting hired to run Oprah's network, OWN

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on working with Oprah Winfrey on the TV show Brewster Place

Quincy Jones

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Quincy Jones on his friendship with Oprah Winfrey

Roger King

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Roger King on distributing and selling The Oprah Winfrey Show
Roger King on Oprah Winfrey's business acumen regarding The Oprah Winfrey Show
Roger King on the then-future of The Oprah Winfrey Show, and the initial difficulties King World had in selling it

Michael King

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Michael King on King World acquiring The Oprah Winfrey Show
Michael King on selling The Oprah Winfrey Show

Mort Lachman

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Mort Lachman on writing a pilot for Oprah Winfrey

Suze Orman

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Suze Orman on appearing on Oprah Winfrey's show for the first time and how it helped her career
Suze Orman on what Oprah Winfrey saw in her
Suze Orman on what makes Oprah Winfrey special and her legacy

Nina Shaw

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NIna Shaw on the deal for Ava DuVernay's series Queen Sugar

Keenen Ivory Wayans

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Keenen Ivory Wayans on dealing with sensitive and political issues on In Living Color: "you gotta be funny"; on offending Oprah Winfrey

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