Pioneering American Broadcaster And TV Interviewer, Barbara Walters, Died Aged 93
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The American broadcaster and pioneering TV interviewer, Barbara Walters, has died at the age of 93.
She made headlines in 1976 when she became the first woman to present a flagship evening news programme and was known for her high-profile interviews with world leaders and celebrities alike.
US entertainment journalist Sean Mandell says she became as famous as the people she interviewed:
“She was a household name in and of itself. A Barbara-Walters-interview became synonymous with a certain type of style: that it was celebrity, it was big, it was juicy, it had a little bit of tabloid edge to it”.
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