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Barbara Walters

Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. She has hosted morning ... More »Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows (Today and The View), the television newsmagazine (20/20), former co-anchor of the ABC World News, and current contributor to ABC News. Walters was first known as a popular TV morning news anchor for over 10 years on NBC's Today, where she worked with Hugh Downs and later hosts Frank McGee and Jim Hartz. Walters later spent 25 years as co-host of ABC's newsmagazine 20/20. She was the first female co-anchor of network evening news, working with Harry Reasoner on the ABC Evening News, and continuing as a contributor to the network news division and its flagship program, ABC World News. In 1996, Walters was ranked #34 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. Walters was born in 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts to Louis "Lou" Walters and his wife, Dena Seletsky, both of whom were Jewish and descendants of refugees from the... [ Wikipedia ]

Hillary, Obama and the media: Reducing politics to sex and race

Barbara Walters, who is stepping down from "The View" next month, acknowledges that the daytime show has no right-leaning voice since Elizabeth Hasselbeck left for Fox News. Once she leaves, Walters told Variety, “we need a conservative voice. We do try to present a different ...

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Belle Knox, Duke University Porn Performer, Becomes Media Star and Target

But when Knox mentioned that she began watching porn at age 12, and Barbara Walters asked if she did so with her parents (assuming abuse? ), and everybody (quite naturally) laughed at the absurdity of it all — that’s when things get really weird. As Knox rather sweetly put it later in ...

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Lorde's amazing meet-and-greet, and more news to note – The Marquee Blog

In honor of it being Barbara Walters' last day, the talk show's bringing back every single one of its former hosts. [ EW ] Word has it that Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are expecting a girl! If it's true, we're hoping against hope they name the baby Jackie. [ Us Weekly ] This trailer ...

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Rosie O'Donnell shows off 50-pound weight loss in selfie

O'Donnell is set to return to "The View" for an enormous reunion of all 11 hosts of the show past and present to send off Barbara Walters when she retires from TV on May 15...

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Michelle Obama Advises High School Senior To 'Walk Proud, Work Hard And Be Confident'

Sy discussed the interview on stage with both Ann Tisch, the founder of The Young Women's Leadership Schools, and Barbara Walters. During the interview, Sy and Obama found out they have more in common, like their height. Watch the interview above for the first lady's advice on how to be ...

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The Ever-Evolving Transgender Revolution

We could even compare the Carmen Carrera/Laverne Cox interview on Katie Couric's show against an interview with Barbara Walters and Jenna Talackova from 2012. The differences in how the questions are asked, and how the answers are given and responded to, as well as the attitudes ...

ABC Announces Barbara Walters Sign-Off Date

Barbara Walters will end her long, successful and frequently groundbreaking career in television on May 16, signing off with a two-hour special that night on ABC, the network announced on Monday. That day, Ms. Walters will make her last appearance on the talk show she created...

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Captain America to take on Superman. WWE Net doesn't wow Wall St.

Anyway, Tuesday's roundup includes stories about the WWE's new online network and the beginning of Barbara Walters' farewell tour. Also, Disney's Marvel schedules its next "Captain America" movie to go head-to-head against "Superman vs. Batman. " Daily Dose: Verizon FiOS doesn't sound ...

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Barbara Walters Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at Barbara Walters's life. Other Facts: Walters has interviewed every U.S. president and first lady since Richard and Pat Nixon through Barack and Michelle Obama. Other notable interviews include Fidel Castro, a joint interview with Israel's Prime Minister ...

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What’s On Friday

Barbara Walters, Helen Gurley Brown, Phil Donahue and Larry King weigh in. 8 P.M. (Fox) KITCHEN NIGHTMARES Gordon Ramsay begins a new season revisiting the site of an old disaster: Amy’s Baking Company in Scottsdale, Ariz., the only restaurant he has walked out on. Then he heads to ...

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