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Oprah Winfrey will be the first to interview the hostages held at the Discovery Channel headquarters near Washington.

Police kill hostage-taker at Discovery headquarters

The 56-year-old TV host has them lined up for Thursday's show, according to her website.

On Sept. 1, police say James Lee was shot by dead by officers as his three captives were trying to escape after a nearly four-hour standoff in Silver Spring, Md. The hostages included two Discovery employees and a security guard; Winfrey's website did not indicate if she was interviewing all three.

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Winfrey just kicked off her final season on Monday, before she launches the Oprah Winfrey Network with Discovery in 2011.