Barbara Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an author and broadcast journalist. She was the news anchor at NBC's Today. For 25 years Walters also hosted the ABC show 20/20. Since 1997 she has been hosting the morning television show The View.
Walters has announced that she will retire from ABC News and as co-host of The View in May 2014.
- "Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’". New York Times. May 13, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/13/business/media/barbara-walters-to-announce-2014-retirement-on-the-view.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&hp&. Retrieved May 13, 2013.