One of the Most Important Lessons Dr. Maya Angelou Ever Taught Oprah

Aired on 06/18/1997 | CC tv-pg
Editor's note: We were deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing. The following is from her June 1997 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

It's a simple yet powerful rule that Dr. Maya Angelou, Oprah's friend and mentor, taught her a long time ago: "When people show you who they are, believe them." Find out why Oprah calls this one of Dr. Angelou's most important lessons.