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Six Degrees of Wadih El Safi

He is the “Voice of Lebanon” – a classical baritone whose songs of love and patriotism were inspired by the folk music of his village. See how Kipp connects him to a Bollywood starlet.

July 29, 2010 2:48 by

Oprah Winfrey

Like Ali, Winfrey is an American institution – a true legend in her own time. She conveys an intimacy to her audience and guests that contributes to her mastery of the art of television. Oprah Winfrey has been described as “greater than her show: the only woman in recorded history to begin life, in her own words, as a ‘po’ little ole’ nappy-headed colored chile’ from [Mississippi], before morphing into a show-biz titan with a net worth currently valued at $2.7 billion,” according to the Washington Post. The high school debate student and beauty queen began her career as an evening news anchor in Baltimore. The post revealed her natural gift for empathy and conversation, and Winfrey had found her calling in talk television. Since going live in the business in the mid-1980’s, she has interviewed politicians, athletes, and the world’s most famous Bollywood starlet…

 

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