The Courier-Journal Magazine June 5, 1988

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Written by
Hill, Bob
Illustrated by
Unidentified
Published by
The Courier-Journal, American, founded 1868
Subject of
Winfrey, Oprah, American, born 1954
Rivera, Geraldo, American, born 1943
Raphael, Sally Jessy, American, born 1935
King, Larry, American, born 1933
Donahue, Phil, American, born 1935
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 11 9/16 × 10 1/8 × 1/16 in. (29.4 × 25.7 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 9/16 × 19 3/4 × 11/16 in. (29.4 × 50.2 × 1.8 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 5, 1988
Description
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.
Topic
African American
Actors
Business
Mass media
Television
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Rhea L. Combs
Object number
2017.72.4
Restrictions & Rights
© 1988 The Courier-Journal. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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