Barbara Walters

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents



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Dick Askin

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Dick Askin on the local WNBC show Not For Women Only

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on women anchoring the news
Connie Chung on Roone Arledge hiring her to come to ABC - where Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer were

Tommy Cole

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Make-up Artist Tommy Cole on working on the Barbara Walters Specials

Judith Crist

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Judith Crist on makeup she and Barbara Walters wore on Today
Judith Crist on working with Barbara Walters on Today

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on watching Barbara Walters interview 

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on "The Today Girl" on Today and bringing Barbara Walters on-screen
Hugh Downs on his working relationship with Barbara Walters; on her success

Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg on how Barbara Walters revived her career after Whoopi was canceled -- by asking her to co-host The View, and on working with Barbara Walters

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard H. Goldenson on the ABC anchor team of Harry Reasoner and Barbara Walters

Buck Henry

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Buck Henry on appearing on the Dave Garroway Show explaining his prank-organization S.I.N.A (the Society for Indecency to Naked Animals) and a near-obscene comment from Barbara Walters

Lucy Jarvis

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Lucy Jarvis on producing four specials for Barbara Walters at ABC in 1976
Lucy Jarvis on her working relationship with Barbara Walters

William Klages

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William Klages on working with Barbara Walters

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on a cautionary tale about how networks operate

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on producing Barbara Walters Specials

Thomas Murphy

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Thomas Murphy on Barbara Walters

Suze Orman

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Suze Orman on the advice she received from Barbara Walters

Jane Pauley

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Jane Pauley on being comfortable in front of the camera
Jane Pauley on her similarity to Barbara Walters

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on Roone Arledge's contributions to ABC News

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on Barbara Walters

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on Barbabra Walters replacing him after he left ABC News
Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on Barbara Walters

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on representing Barbara Walters

Av Westin

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Av Westin on The ABC Evening News with Harry Reasoner and Barbara Walters
Av Westin on Barbara Walters as a journalist
Av Westin on negative reactions to Barbara Walters and other female news anchors

Betty White

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Betty White on turning down a chance to work on the Today show, and being replaced with Barbara Walters

Jonathan Winters

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Jonathan Winters on Barbara Walters interviewing Bob Hope

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