A black wireless handheld microphone used by Oprah Winfrey on the The Oprah Winfrey Show. The microphone has a cylindrical handle ending in a blunt edge at the bottom, with the metal grill at the top covered in a black foam windscreen. A band of black adhesive tape is attached around the microphone where the windscreen meets the metal handle. A panel near the bottom of the handle opens with a flat screw. On the flat bottom of the handle are two (2) black plastic toggle switches. The switch on the left is labeled with an "M" and the switch on the rights is labeled with a "P".
A black wireless, handheld microphone used by Oprah Winfrey on The Oprah Winfrey Show. The metal grill at the top of the microphone is covered with a black foam windscreen. The microphone has a cylindrical handle that is a silver-blue toned metal, with a black shaft that has been attached up one side and that protrudes below the rest of the handle. A small rectangular display screen is placed on the black shaft below the windscreen, with the brand "SENNHEISER" printed in gray along the shaft below the display screen. A clear or black square adhesive label with the number "1" typed on it is attached below the brand name. The portion of the black shaft that protrudes below the rest of the handle has an angular bottom with a flattened point. Text with manufacturer and technical information is printed in gray on the black plastic on the bottom of the protruding shaft. A red on/off toggle switch is placed at the back of the handle base opposite the protruding shaft portion. Additional technical information is etched into the bottom of the blue-tinted portion of the handle.
The Courier Journal Magazine from June 5, 1988. The front cover features color, illustrated caricatures of five (5) talk show hosts set against a blue background. The talk show hosts depicted include: Oprah Winfrey, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jessy Raphael, Larry King, and Phil Donahue. Winfrey is centrally depicted from the waist up, with her body turned slightly towards the left edge of the magazine. She is wearing a purple dress, holding a microphone in her proper right hand, and has her proper left hand extended in front of her. Phil Donahue is depicted in the far right foreground. He is facing the right edge of the magazine. He is wearing a black suit, white collared shirt, and a red tie. His is leaning on his raised, proper left knee and is holding the microphone in both hands. To the left of Winfrey is Rivera. He is depicted facing the viewer and is wearing a brown suit, a white collared shirt, and a green tie. He is holding a microphone in his proper left hand. To the right of Rivera, and above Winfrey, is King. He is depicted from the shoulders up, wearing a blue collared shirt and large, black rimmed glasses. He is facing the viewer and is holding a microphone in his proper right hand. To the right of King, and above Winfrey and Donahue, is Raphael. She is depicted wearing a red dress and red rimmed glasses. She is facing the viewer and is holding both hands on either side of her head. The main cover line, in the bottom right corner of the front cover, is printed in red and black type in varying fonts that read, [TV TALK / SHOWS / SANE OR / PSYCHO?]. The mast head and date is printed in the top third of the magazine cover in black and orange text that reads, [The Courier-Journal / June 5, 1988 / MAGAZINE]. The interior pages are white with text, illustrations, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs. The cover article is printed on page ten (10). The back cover features an advertisement and coupons for Bonanza restaurants. This issue is twenty-four (24) pages.