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In this Stanford Graduate School of Business interview, Oprah Winfrey discusses her first media job and the factors that guided her career. She began in television at 19 co-anchoring a news show, embarking on a career path that led to her 25 years of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Winfrey explores her motivation and decision-making process. She refused to do any more confrontational talk show segments in the 1990s, after an interview with a Ku Klux Klan member and an adulterer. Winfrey explains that she focuses on following her internal voice to help people connect with themselves and define their purpose.
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Oprah Winfrey was interviewed at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2014. Her interviewer, a student named Amanda, is not otherwise identified in the broadcast.
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