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June 8th, 2014
05:13 PM ET

Levar Burton and the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign

Levar Burton spoke with Fredricka Whitfield about the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign and it's goal to raise millions. Burton also addresses the critics who seem to have issues with the way the campaign is going about reaching their goal of raising millions.

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June 8th, 2014
10:45 AM ET

Oprah and the First Lady's heartfelt memories of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou's funeral was filled with emotional responses to the passing of the poet, philanthropist and educator. Oprah Winfrey spoke of her "Queen Mother" while First Lady Michelle Obama explained the impact Angelou's words had on her life.

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