WCL: Oprah exec Sheri Salata sits down with WCL

The Oprah Winfrey Show came to an end on May 25, 2011, after 25 years on television.

Arguably one of the most influential television personalities of all time, Ms. Winfrey and her show have had an impact on American culture that cannot be overstated. "The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy," by Harpo Studios & OWN President Sheri Salata, chronicles the full 25 years of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with unforgettable highlights and images, as well as essays about its indelible impact and most important themes by well-known individuals across a wide variety of areas and interests.

Accompanying the essays and narrative text are behind-the-scenes photographs from the Harpo archive spanning the 25 years the show was on the air -- including the Farewell Season and final episode -- as well as signature portraits of the contributing celebrities taken by noted photographers. The book allows fans of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to celebrate its broad cultural impact, while reliving favorite moments, guests, episodes, and stories.

All of Harpo, Inc.'s proceeds from the publishing of this book will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.