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A section of the “Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture,”exhibit is shown on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Washington. The exhibit runs through June 2019. (AP Photo/Tramon Lucas)

A section of the “Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture,”exhibit is shown on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Washington. The exhibit runs through June 2019. (AP Photo/Tramon Lucas)

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Smithsonian exhibit highlights mega star Oprah Winfrey

One of the most recognizable openings in television history blares on a video screen: "I'm Oprah Winfrey, and welcome to The Oprah Winfrey Show!" The crowd goes wild. At the center of it all, a dancing young Oprah.