Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters is known for her work as a reporter, television interviewer and talk show host.


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Biography

Barbara Ann Walters was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on September 25, 1929 [1]

Education

She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a BA in English. [2]

Work History

Barbara Walters began her television career as a writer at NBC on "The Today Show" in 1961, becoming the program's first female co-host in 1974. [3]


In 1976 she co-anchored the ABC Evening News with Harry Reasoner, making her the first female news anchor. [4] From 1979 to 2004 she worked for ABC on the TV show 20/20. [5]


Currently (2007) she is co-owner and co-executive producer of the ABC TV show "The View" which she also co-hosts when time permits. [6]

Quotes

“For Castro, freedom starts with education. And if literacy alone were the yardstick, Cuba would rank as one of the freest nations on Earth. The literacy rate is 96 percent.”
— Barbara Walters on ABC’s 20/20, October 11, 2002.

Awards

She has interviewed many World leaders and TV and Film Celebrities over the years and received awards for journalism, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2000.

Miscellaneous

In May 2008 Barbara Walters autobiography was published. The book is titled "Audition". [7]

References

  1. http://en.allexperts.com/e/b/ba/barbara_walters.htm
  2. http://www.tv.com/barbara-walters/person/20386/biography.html
  3. http://en.allexperts.com/e/b/ba/barbara_walters.htm
  4. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0910181/bio
  5. http://www.netglimse.com/celebs/pages/barbara_walters/index.shtml
  6. http://www.nytix.com/TVShows/NewYork/TheView/Biography/biography.html
  7. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/05/books/05masl.html

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