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Barbara Walters

5 Aug, 2014

Barbara Walters is an American journalist and television personality born in 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts.  She has hosted shows such as The View, Today, 20/20, and ABC Evening News.  TV Guide rated Walters as the 34th greatest TV star of all time in 1996.  In 1989, she was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.  Other honors she has been awarded include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, multiple Emmy Awards, and a Disney Legends Award.  She has been married four times to three different spouses.  She was married to Robert Katz from 1955-1957, Lee Guber from 1963-1976, and Merv Adelson from 1981 -1984 and 1986-1992.  Walters has one adopted daughter, Jacqueline.