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Barbara Walters Retirement

How Barbara Walters Knew It Was Time To Retire

OWN | Posted 06.26.2014 | OWN

After decades of headline-making interviews, Barbara Walters ended her run on "The View" on May 16 with a "see you later" instead of "goodbye." In her...

Barbara Walters Is ALREADY Returning To 'The View'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

It's been just about two months since her retirement and Barbara Walters is already making her first guest appearance on "The View." The former co-...

Barbara Walters Is Already Coming Out Of Retirement

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Media

When Barbara Walters retired from television in May, she told viewers that, rather than say goodbye, she would say, "see you later." As it turns ou...

Barbara Walters' Former Boss: 'She Was No Cream Puff'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After decades of hard-hitting, news-making interviews, Barbara Walters' retirement from television last week came after she's spent most of her recent...

LOOK: Jimmy Fallon's Surprise For 'The View'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

What in the world is "The View" staff to do without Barbara Walters? They can start by eating some pizza, thanks to Jimmy Fallon. The "Tonight ...

Carole Simpson 'Very Mad' About Barbara Walters' Farewell Episode

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

Among the over two-dozen female journalists who gathered on Friday to bid farewell to Barbara Walters during her final episode of "The View," one face...

Lesley Stahl on Barbara Walters: Why They're Soul Sisters

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media
Alison van Diggelen

"Barbara has been a pioneer all along," Lesley Stahl says. "Even in hanging in there to the age of 84, she's still leading the way."

13 Of The Best Barbara Walters Quotes

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

After a 50-year career that includes being the first female co-host of the evening news, Barbara Walters has seen, done and heard it all in the media ...

Jack Mirkinson

How Barbara Walters Changed Everything

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.16.2014 | Media

Barbara Walters, who is retiring after 50 years in television today, has had the kind of career that sends writers to their thesauruses, scrabblin...

Barbara Walters Reunites With Former 'View' Co-Hosts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.15.2014 | Media

Barbara Walters reunited with all eleven co-hosts of "The View," past and present, on Thursday's show. Rosie O'Donnell, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy ...

What My Unexpected Interview With Barbara Walters Taught Me About Failure

Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media
Catherine Taibi

Barbara Walters had a building named after her, but that's not her legacy. Barbara Walters interviewed every president since Nixon, but it's the smaller moments she remembers most. And it's this small moment on this unexpected day in May that I probably will too.

ABC News Names Headquarters In Honor Of Barbara Walters

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The ABC News headquarters in New York has been named in honor of Barbara Walters, who's retiring after a storied television reportin...

WATCH: Barbara Walters Mocks Herself On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.11.2014 | Media

After decades as the subject of hilarious impersonations, the real Barbara Walters finally graced the set of "Saturday Night Live" -- and she made it ...

Kathy Griffin On Barbara Walters: 'I've Gone For Her Pretty Hard, I'm Not Going To Lie'

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 04.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Kathy Griffin's pastime of antagonizing Barbara Walters on "The View" is now a thing of the past. Just before she joined HuffPost Live's Caitlyn Be...

WATCH: Barbara Walters Reveals Major Regret

Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

Barbara Walters was extremely candid on Tuesday night, revealing that she looks back at her life and wishes she had done some things differently. ...

Katie Couric May Replace Barbara Walters On 'The View'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.13.2013 | Media

Katie Couric strongly refuted a story on Friday that said she was in line to replace Barbara Walters on "The View." The New York Daily News, citing...

Barbara Walters: The Real Life Mary Richards

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

I grew up idolizing both Barbara Walters and Mary Richards. I moved to a big city, became a journalist, and lived the better part of the last decade as a single, independent, successful (if I do say so) career woman. I don't think this is a coincidence.

What Barbara's Retirement Really Represents For Women

Carol Orsborn | Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

By the very dint of her fame, Barbara Walters' announcement that she is retiring after 37 years with ABC would always have made headline news. But the true importance of the story is hidden in this quote from the 83-year-old media queen on a May 14th ABC blog: 'I want to find out if there's something I can do besides television.'

Barbara Walters: 'I Don't Want To Go After Those Big Gets Anymore'

Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

Barbara Walters lamented the current state of television journalism while discussing her retirement plans with friend and New York Post columnist Cind...

PHOTO: Remember When Barbara Walters Dressed Like This?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.13.2013 | Style

By now, you've all heard the news that Barbara Walters, broadcast journalist extraordinaire, is retiring after over 50 years in the biz. So since fash...

3 Things Barbara Walters Shouldn't Do In Retirement

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty

The news that the legendary journalist Barbara Walters plans to retire in the summer of 2014 should come as no surprise to anyone: She is 83 and has a...

Barbara Walters: 'I Plan To Retire'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media

Barbara Walters officially announced her upcoming retirement on Monday's edition of "The View." Walters said on Sunday that she would be leaving te...

Barbara Walters Announces She's Retiring

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.12.2013 | Media

Barbara Walters confirmed late Sunday night that she will retire next year. ABC News said that the legendary journalist and co-host of "The View" w...

First Lady Calls Out Barbara Walters

Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

Michelle Obama responded to reports that Barbara Walters is retiring next year and said that the "View" co-host can take anything she wants from the W...

Barbara Walters Addresses Retirement

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.01.2013 | Media

Barbara Walters addressed news of her retirement on Monday's "The View." News broke last week that Walters plans to retire in May 2014. On Monday,...