SEASON 1, EPISODE 123 | AIRED ON 11/11/12
Oprah visits Bette Midler in her breathtaking New York City apartment. Bette discusses her legendary career, what's ahead in her next chapter, and her latest movie, Parental Guidance. Plus, Bette reveals her biggest regrets and what she really thinks about "Wind Beneath My Wings," the song made famous by her 1988 movie Beaches. Then, Bette takes Oprah to Swindler Cove Park, a green space along the Harlem River that she and a team of volunteers transformed from a garbage dump into an urban oasis.
Later, Oprah sits down with Valerie Simpson of the legendary, chart-topping duo Ashford & Simpson. Valerie opens up about the loss of her writing partner and husband of 37 years, Nick Ashford. Valerie also discusses life after Nick, their legacy and the true stories behind hits like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." And, in their first television interview, Nick and Valerie's daughters sit down with Oprah to discuss their legendary father.