Oprah wasn't always so powerful....She had try out for it!

The OWN network has released Oprah's orginal audtion tape for The Oprah Winfrey Show. They posted this on their YouTube page:

When Oprah heard there was a morning show in Chicago that needed a new host, she stayed up all night long with an editor to prepare her audition tape. Watch her original audition tape, circa 1983!

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