11/19/2012 11:57 am ET

Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People Of 2012 (PHOTOS, POLL)

Barbara Walters is out with her picks for the most fascinating people of 2012.

Walters announced some of the people on her list on Monday's "The View." Hillary Clinton and Gabby Douglas are among the newsmakers who made the cut. She explained that she chose people who have been "very much in the news" and "no criminals."

Walters stayed mum, however, on the person at the very top of her list. The special airs December 12 at 9:30 p.m. Below, see who made the cut and let us know if you agree!