17 Headline-Making Moments on The Oprah Show
In 25 seasons, The Oprah Show has taken on some of the biggest stories of our time.
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The 9/11 Attacks
September 11, 2001 was the first time The Oprah Show
ever had to cancel a taping. The terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania instantly transformed America into a nation in mourning. On September 13 and for the next several weeks, The Oprah Show
highlighted the lives of people who had lost their lives, and helped Americans deal with the tragedy. "We will never forget," Oprah said.
Oprah has revisited the aftermath of 9/11 several times, from speaking with the children of victims of 9/11 in 2007
to asking former president George W. Bush
about his reaction to the attacks.