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2014-04-07 08:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first female morning show cohost, creator of "The View," master interviewer--Barbara Walters has a list of accomplishments and accolades a mile long. As the trailblazing journalist prepares for her final months in front of the camera, she takes a turn as the interviewee in the latest issue of AARP The Magazine. The 84-year-old speaks candidly about paving the way for other women and what's next on her agenda - including...

2012-03-23 02:22:29

Finding Your Roots builds on the success of African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America, journeying deep into the ancestry of remarkable individuals Harry Connick, Jr., Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Branford Marsalis, Condoleezza Rice, Michelle Rodriguez, Barbara Walters, and many other well-known names learn long-lost secrets from their family histories. NEW YORK, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The basic drive to discover who we are and...

2012-02-27 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades ago there were just a few names that dominated the news world. Everyone knew who Walter Conkrite, David Brinkley and Chet Huntley were. And, the odds were good it was one of those men who gave people their evening dose of national and world news. Today, that is not the case. Yes, there are still the big three anchors, but there are also the multitude of news personalities on all the various cable stations and even a radio...

2010-07-08 12:15:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that Barbara Walters will return to her satellite radio show on Monday, July 12. Walters announced in May that she was having surgery to replace a faulty heart valve. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO) The July 12 edition of her exclusive SIRIUS XM Radio show, Here's Barbara, will mark Walters' return as a...

2010-05-10 10:34:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Walters announced this morning on "The View" the following: "YOU KNOW HOW HEALTHY I HAVE BEEN - NEVER MISSED A DAY'S WORK. LATER THIS WEEK, I AM GOING TO HAVE SURGERY TO REPLACE ONE FAULTY HEART VALVE. LOTS OF PEOPLE HAVE DONE THIS. I HAVE KNOWN OF THIS CONDITION FOR A WHILE NOW AND MY DOCTORS AND I HAVE DECIDED THAT THIS IS THE BEST TIME TO DO THE SURGERY. SINCE THE SUMMER IS COMING UP, I CAN TAKE A NICE VACATION. EARLIER THIS MORNING, I TOLD MY...

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2009-09-30 15:42:56

The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is scheduled to return to the U.S. chat show next month after more than two months of maternity leave. Hasselbeck left the show Aug. 7 to prepare for the birth of her third child. She is slated to return Oct. 19, ABC said Wednesday. The hosts's only update from Hasselbeck was when she phoned The View studio last week to briefly chat live, on-air with her friends and fellow panelists Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Sherri Shepherd. We've...

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2009-09-18 23:28:26

U.S. journalist Lisa Ling, former co-host of The View, is set to return to the daytime chat show next month for two live shows, ABC said Friday. Ling was a regular panelist on the program from 1999-2002. She will appear on the shows airing Oct. 5 and Oct. 6, and will be seated alongside current co-hosts Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd, ABC said. Ling previously returned as a co-host on The View May 27, 2003 and made three guest appearances in 2008 since...

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2009-08-31 08:10:00

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters won the Daytime Emmy Award for best U.S. talk show host. This is the first time in a decade the oft-nominated panelists of the popular chat show have won the award, which was announced Sunday. None of the co-hosts were present to accept the honor. In another series first, The Bold and the Beautiful won the Emmy for daytime drama series at the ceremony in Los Angeles. Susan Haskell won the Emmy for best...

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2009-08-25 19:16:03

La Toya Jackson has agreed to sit for her first in-depth TV interview since her U.S. pop star brother, Michael, died June 25, ABC announced Tuesday. Barbara Walters is to talk to Jackson for the Sept. 11 season premiere of 20/20. The no-holds-barred interview will cover topics including her impressions of Michael's children and her insight into the Jackson family, the network said in a news release. La Toya, who signed Michael Jackson's death certificate, will discuss her close relationship...

2009-07-18 08:26:00

NEW YORK, July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will commemorate the career of America's most beloved and respected broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite, who died at 92 on July 17, 2009, with a special broadcast of a historic interview with Barbara Walters. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) The historic interview will air on SIRIUS XM Stars, SIRIUS channel 102 and XM channel 155, beginning today, Saturday, July 18 at 11:00 am,...