Oprah to tackle political polarization in '60 Minutes' debut
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Oprah Winfrey is getting political, talking polarization in her upcoming “60 Minutes” debut this weekend.

The former talk show host will “explore the political divide that’s currently stirring America,” when she appears as a special contributor on the Sunday news show, CBS said Wednesday.

The network announced back in January Winfrey would be taking on a new role on its long-running news magazine — which is marking its 50th anniversary season premiere this weekend.


A CBS spokesman declined to offer more details about Winfrey’s inaugural segment.

In addition to Winfrey, Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainAmerica's newest comedy troupe: House GOP Michelle Malkin knocks Cokie Roberts shortly after her death: 'One of the first guilty culprits of fake news' Arizona Democratic Party will hold vote to censure Sinema MORE (R-Ariz.) will open up about his health and the current political climate on Sunday's show. The lawmaker is poised to reveal “how he learned he had the deadly brain tumor he is now being treated for,” CBS said in a news release.

The Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announced McCain had brain cancer in July.