"The single most important lesson I learned in 25 years talking every single day to people, was that there is a common denominator in our human experience...We want to be validated. We want to be understood."
Oprah received an honorary PhD from this Cambridge Ivy Leaguer before treating the Class of 2013 to some classic Oprah wisdom + humor...including some powerful takeaways from her remarkable career. Her biggest lesson? That the things that connect all of us are more powerful and compelling than that which divides us.
With 30,000+ interviews to her name, the world's most influential talk show host is an expert at bringing out the personal side of public figures, with intimate interviews that get at their "favorite things." Here, she gives then Vice President Al Gore a hard time for the infamous kiss he planted on his wife Tipper at the 2000 Democratic National Convention.