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After already becoming the first woman and the first black person to co-anchor at WLAC-TV at the age of 19, you are offered a job at Baltimore’s WJZ-TV, but you're still in college, with only one credit left to graduate at Tennessee State University. You:
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After already becoming the first woman and the first black person to co-anchor at WLAC-TV at the age of 19, you are offered a job at Baltimore’s WJZ-TV, but you're still in college, with only one credit left to graduate at Tennessee State University. You:
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EXPLANATION: When Oprah became famous enough to receive an invitation to give a college commencement address, she refused to do it without first securing that final credit.
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EXPLANATION: When Oprah became famous enough to receive an invitation to give a college commencement address, she refused to do it without first securing that final credit.
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In the late 1970s, while still in Baltimore, you realize that your male co-host on the television show “People Are Talking” is making more money than you for doing the same job. How do you respond to this news?
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In the late 1970s, while still in Baltimore, you realize that your male co-host on the television show “People Are Talking” is making more money than you for doing the same job. How do you respond to this news?
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EXPLANATION: Oprah’s boss told her she wasn’t making more money, because she didn’t have the same expenses as her co-host, who had a family. At that moment, she says she realized it was time to leave Baltimore.
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EXPLANATION: Oprah’s boss told her she wasn’t making more money, because she didn’t have the same expenses as her co-host, who had a family. At that moment, she says she realized it was time to leave Baltimore.
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After moving to Chicago and landing your own self-titled talk show in the late 1980s, you realize that your television show is competing with other shows that include confrontational television. Because of this, your competitors' ratings are soaring. Do you:
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After moving to Chicago and landing your own self-titled talk show in the late 1980s, you realize that your television show is competing with other shows that include confrontational television. Because of this, your competitors' ratings are soaring. Do you:
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After moving to Chicago and landing your own self-titled talk show in the late 1980s, you realize that your television show is competing with other shows that include confrontational television. Because of this, your competitors' ratings are soaring. Do you:
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After moving to Chicago and landing your own self-titled talk show in the late 1980s, you realize that your television show is competing with other shows that include confrontational television. Because of this, your competitors' ratings are soaring. Do you:
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The confrontational content your show airs is in line with the daytime talk trend, but it makes you uncomfortable. What do you do?
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The confrontational content your show airs is in line with the daytime talk trend, but it makes you uncomfortable. What do you do?
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EXPLANATION: During a live taping, a man Oprah was interviewing exposed to his wife and his girlfriend, who accompanied him on the show, that the girlfriend was pregnant. Upon seeing the wife’s reaction, Oprah said, “I looked at her face, and I felt her humiliation; I felt her shame; I felt it, and I said, ‘Never again.’ I will get out of television if I have to do this.”
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EXPLANATION: During a live taping, a man Oprah was interviewing exposed to his wife and his girlfriend, who accompanied him on the show, that the girlfriend was pregnant. Upon seeing the wife’s reaction, Oprah said, “I looked at her face, and I felt her humiliation; I felt her shame; I felt it, and I said, ‘Never again.’ I will get out of television if I have to do this.”
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In 2005 you select James Frey’s memoir of drug abuse, “A Million Little Pieces,” for your book club. Later it becomes clear he lied and the book is not a memoir but fiction. You feel duped and angry. You respond by:
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In 2005 you select James Frey’s memoir of drug abuse, “A Million Little Pieces,” for your book club. Later it becomes clear he lied and the book is not a memoir but fiction. You feel duped and angry. You respond by:
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EXPLANATION: Oprah not only invited Frey back on to her show but used the opportunity to attack him.
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EXPLANATION: Oprah not only invited Frey back on to her show but used the opportunity to attack him.
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Years after your harsh interview with James Frey, you still think occasionally about the way in which you attacked him on your show. The best way to move past it is to:
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Years after your harsh interview with James Frey, you still think occasionally about the way in which you attacked him on your show. The best way to move past it is to:
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EXPLANATION: “What I realized about that is, over the years, I’ve always tried to maintain a position of non-judgment and being able to find the thread of light, a way in, to see that person as a human being and look at them with some sense of compassion. And I did not do that with James Frey.”
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EXPLANATION: “What I realized about that is, over the years, I’ve always tried to maintain a position of non-judgment and being able to find the thread of light, a way in, to see that person as a human being and look at them with some sense of compassion. And I did not do that with James Frey.”
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Oprah has publicly spoken two times about major setbacks: when her TV network was dubbed a flop, and when there were allegations of sexual abuse at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, a school she founded. Which of these is a time frame that Oprah deems acceptable for wallowing?
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Oprah has publicly spoken two times about major setbacks: when her TV network was dubbed a flop, and when there were allegations of sexual abuse at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, a school she founded. Which of these is a time frame that Oprah deems acceptable for wallowing?
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Oprah has publicly spoken two times about major setbacks: when her TV network was dubbed a flop, and when there were allegations of sexual abuse at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, a school she founded. Which of these is a time frame that Oprah deems acceptable for wallowing?
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Oprah has publicly spoken two times about major setbacks: when her TV network was dubbed a flop, and when there were allegations of sexual abuse at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, a school she founded. Which of these is a time frame that Oprah deems acceptable for wallowing?
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What has Oprah said is the greatest joy she has ever known?
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What has Oprah said is the greatest joy she has ever known?
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EXPLANATION: When she announced her departure from “The Oprah Winfrey Show, “ Oprah said to her studio audience, “I want you all to know that my relationship with you is one that I hold very dear. Your trust in me; the sharing of your precious time every day with me has brought me the greatest joy I have ever known.”
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EXPLANATION: When she announced her departure from “The Oprah Winfrey Show, “ Oprah said to her studio audience, “I want you all to know that my relationship with you is one that I hold very dear. Your trust in me; the sharing of your precious time every day with me has brought me the greatest joy I have ever known.”
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