The iconic television journalist and one-of-a-kind interviewer Barbara Walters has died at the age of 93.

In 2014, the former 20/20 host, Barbara Walters, retired from “The View,” a show she created that was supposed to appeal to women. The View’s ratings suffered after Walters’ exit, and the show’s angry leftist hosts turned it into a freak show for angry women who hate President Trump, his family, and anyone who supports an America First agenda.

When the ABC producers asked her to come back to help save the show, she refused. According to Inquisitr, an inside source told the publication that, for her part, Barbara Walters is refusing to return to the show, “They’ve talked about bringing Barbara back for a three-week special in the summer to boost ratings. But she doesn’t want to touch the show. She thinks it’s toxic and doesn’t need the stress.”

The Daily Mail reports – In her more than 50 years on television, she interviewed everyone from heads of state to Hollywood glitterati and, along the way, turned into an icon herself, becoming the first woman to co-anchor a nightly news program and co-host many others, winning awards, writing two books, and creating The View.

Throughout her trailblazing, decades-spanning career, Walters went from a ‘Today Girl’ in the 1960s when women didn’t cover hard news to the morning show’s first female co-host in 1974, for which she would win her first Daytime Emmy the next year. In 1976, she was the first woman to co-anchor ABC Evening News, would go on to co-host 20/20, and by 1997, create and co-host The View, a successful daytime talk show that has been on the air for over 20 years.

During his first campaign, Barbara Walters interviewed Donald Trump and his beautiful wife, Melania. As usual, Barbara was fair in her coverage of the couple even though the mainstream media was doing everything in their power to destroy him.

Walters pursued interviews relentlessly, and she wrote how it took two years and countless letters to get an interview with Cuban leader Fidel Castro. She went to Cuba in May 1977, and the revolutionary took a shine to Walters, making her a melted cheese sandwich at 2 am. ‘Fidel Castro Speaks’ aired on June 9, 1977, and Walters noted that it marked a ‘turning point in my career.’

Walters pretty much interviewed everyone of note moving forward, including the first-ever joint interview with Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on November 20, 1977. The next year, in the summer of 1978, ABC started a newsmagazine program called 20/20, which Walters eventually co-hosted with Hugh Downs for 15 years and continued to co-host after his departure until 2004.

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