Barbara Walters http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28287/all en Barbara Walters, hospitalized after fall, recovering from chicken pox http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/barbara-walters-hospitalized-after-fall-recovering-chicken-pox Celebrity newswoman Barbara Walters, who was hospitalized earlier this month after falling and injuring her head, is recovering from chicken pox, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Monday on "The View" talk show.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/barbara-walters-hospitalized-after-fall-recovering-chicken-pox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters BarbaraWalters Chicken Pox The Flu The View Whoopi Goldberg Entertainment United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:30:00 +0000 5740653 at http://www.globalpost.com US television icon Barbara Walters to retire May 16 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140407/us-television-icon-barbara-walters-retire-may-16 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trailblazing US television journalist Barbara Walters, famed for her political and celebrity interviews in a career spanning more than half a century, is to retire next month, the ABC network confirmed Monday.</p> <p>Walters, 84, who had already confirmed she would retire in 2014, will bring the curtain down on 53 years of broadcasting when she co-hosts her chat show "The View" for the last time on May 16.</p> <p>"In this business there are legends, there are icons, and then there is Barbara Walters," Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Company said. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140407/us-television-icon-barbara-walters-retire-may-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Barbara Walters Human Interest Television in the United States Walters AFP Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:58:42 +0000 6115517 at http://www.globalpost.com Barbara Walters calls it quits after 50 years of big interviews http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140519/barbara-walters-calls-it-quits-after-50-years-big-interviews <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington, May 19 (EFE).- Michael Jackson, Fidel Castro, Audrey Hepburn, Monica Lewinsky and Margaret Thatcher, as well as every U.S. president and first lady since Richard Nixon, were among the subjects who came clean with Barbara Walters, the legendary journalist who took the art of the interview to a new level over her 50-year career.</p> <p>Walters, who paved the way for women in an industry that was once dominated by men, signed off for the last time over the weekend.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140519/barbara-walters-calls-it-quits-after-50-years-big-interviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barbara Walters Barbara Walters Business Environment Health NBC News Politics Television in the United States Agencia EFE Mon, 19 May 2014 17:50:24 +0000 6151019 at http://www.globalpost.com