Watch a short biography of Oprah Winfrey who overcame her impoverished childhood and become a successful TV journalist. She hit the national spotlight with her talk show, "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Later in her career she founded a cable network called OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Oprah Winfrey: One of America's Most Influential Voices
Learn about Oprah's difficult childhood and how she turned her life around, becoming a news anchor in Chicago to inking The Oprah Winfrey Show. Explore how she added Oscar-nominated actress to her resume, as well as philanthropist and mentor.