Barbara Walters Has Died At 93 – St. Lucia Times

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Barbara Walters, a pioneering TV journalist whose talent for interviewing people made her one of the best-known United States media figures, has passed away at 93.

Walters died while surrounded by her loved ones at home.

Before being promoted to co-host in 1974,she started her career in national broadcasting in 1961 as a reporter, writer, and panelist for NBC’s “Today” show

As the first female nightly news anchor, Walters joined ABC News in 1976.

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The Barbara Walters Specials and “10 Most Fascinating Facts” were introduced by Walters on that network.

During her 50-year career, Walters interviewed every US president and first lady since Richard and Pat Nixon, as well as world leaders and celebrities.

In addition, she produced several television shows.

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