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Walters, Barbara Ann

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist, TV Host


1929 - Born on September 25th in Boston, Maryland.

1953 - Graduated and received her B.A. in English degree from Sarah Lawrence College.

1958 - Married to Robert Henry Katz, a New York businessman.

1961 - She worked as an assistant to the producer at New York's WRCA-TV, and as a publicist for long-time talk show host and Republican activist Tex McCrary, before joining Today as a researcher and writer.

1963 - Married to Lee Guber, a stage producer.

1976 - She left NBC to co-anchor The ABC Evening News with Harry Reasoner, becoming the first female to anchor a network newscast.

1984 - Walters was also co-host of 20/20, again opposite Downs.

1986 - Married to Merv Adelson, the co-founder of Lorimar Pictures.

1997 - She created the girls' gabfest The View, and has been among the program's hosts ever since.

1999 - She hosted the program, 20/20, either solo or with other sidekicks.


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