Take a look back at the all-time highest rated episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
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#17: Forsyth County, Georgia (February 9, 1987)
Oprah earned her reputation as someone who will talk to anyone when she traveled south to tape a show on race with the residents of Forsyth County, Georgia, in 1987. Then known as a hotbed of racism, Forsyth County hadn't had a single black resident since before World War I. Tensions ran high and calls for understanding were few.