Amanda Gorman speaks with Oprah Winfrey on TV+
Who can forget poet Amanda Gorman’s inspiring words during the last presidential inauguration. Those words resonated across the planet, and now she will speak with Oprah Winfrey on Apple TV+.
‘The Hill We Climb’
“Amanda Gorman is a young woman who stepped into a moment in history with enormous grace and dignity,” said Oprah Winfrey. “I was enthralled by her youthful spirit from the first moment we met, and very much looked forward to hearing her unpack all that has happened to her the past few months.”
Named the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate, the youngest inaugural poet in US history, and one of the most influential voices of her generation, Gorman discusses “The Hill We Climb,” the moving poem she delivered at the historic inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
The two women will discuss legendary literary heroes who inspire Gorman’s work, her mother and others who have guided her toward poetry.
The poet will also discuss how she crafted the poem that captivated the world. As she reflects on the impact of her work, she looks ahead to share her hopes for the future, both personally and for the nation.
The Oprah Conversation
Twenty-three-year-old Gorman will appear on “The Oprah Conversation,” exclusively on Apple TV+. The show will be published on March 26.
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The Oprah Conversation” is an Apple Original series that features Oprah leading intimate discussions with today’s foremost newsmakers, thought leaders, and masters of their craft, exclusively on Apple TV+.
Filmed remotely, Oprah hosts conversations that aim to bring truth and perspective to a range of topics shaping our world, revealing gripping stories of human connection.
The series also offers conversations between Oprah and others, including:
- Emmanuel Acho, host of the provocative web series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”;
- Professor Ibram X. Kendi, bestselling author of “How to Be an Antiracist”;
- Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and bestselling author of the memoir that inspired the acclaimed film “Just Mercy”;
- Global music icon Mariah Carey;
- Oscar-winning actor and humanitarian Matthew McConaughey;
- Legendary Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder;
- Quintessential songwriter and storyteller Dolly Parton;
- 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.