SEASON 4, EPISODE 406 | AIRED ON 12/09/12

Oprah and Elie Wiesel: Living with an Open Heart

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Nobel laureate and New York Times best-selling author Elie Wiesel. As the voice of the internationally acclaimed Holocaust memoir Night, Elie was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.

At age 82, Elie was rushed into open-heart surgery. During his conversation with Oprah, he shares his thoughts on love, regret and abiding faith as he faced his own mortality. Detailing these experiences in his latest memoir, Open Heart, Elie discusses how the fears associated with his lifesaving operation allowed him to re-examine his career and deepen his devotion to his family. Plus, find out what Elie hopes will be the destiny of his life's work.

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