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Barbara Walters

American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality
Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an author and broadcast journalist.

Walters was the news anchor at NBC's Today. For 25 years Walters also hosted the ABC show 20/20. She co-hosted the morning television show The View from 1997 to 2014.[1]

Walter's has interviewed every U.S. President since Richard Nixon.[2]

LegacyEdit

Walters has received 3 Daytime Emmy Awards. She has received Lifetime Achievement Awards for News and Documentary[2] and daytime programs. She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1989. On June 15, 2007, Walters received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 1992 Walters received a Courage in Journalism Award for reporting in dangerous areas.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on 'The View'". New York Times. May 13, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Goldwert, Lindsay (Sept. 21, 2009). "Barbara Walters Receives Top News Emmy". Retrieved 27 December 2016. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "Courage In Journalism Award Winners (1990-2016)". International Women's Media Foundation. Retrieved 27 December 2016.

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