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By Janice Peck

over the past 20 years Oprah Winfrey's trip has taken her from speak convey queen to-as Time journal has asserted-"one of crucial figures in renowned culture." via her speak convey, journal, web site, seminars, charity paintings, and public appearances, her impression within the social, fiscal, and political arenas of yankee existence is massive and formerly, principally unexamined. within the Age of Oprah, media pupil and journalist Janice Peck lines Winfrey's growing to be cultural influence and illustrates the interesting parallels among her highway to popularity and fortune and the political-economic upward thrust of neoliberalism during this nation. whereas looking to comprehend Oprah's ascent to the close to- iconic prestige that she enjoys this present day, Peck's publication presents a desirable window into the intersection of yankee politics and tradition during the last sector century.

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