Barbara Walters Dies at 93
Barbara Walters, the iconic broadcaster who was the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, has died. She was 93.
Walters’s death was first reported by ABC News, which has been her television home since 1976 when she became a co-anchor for ABC Evening News. Before her decades with ABC, Walters worked for NBC where she served as a co-host on the Today show.
While at ABC, Walters was also a longtime co-host of 20/20 from 1979 to 2004. She was also a co-creator of The View, which has been part of ABC’s daytime lineup since August 1997. Walters served as a co-host on the talk show from its launch until May 2014.