US television journalist Barbara Walters. Photo: Reuters
US television journalist Barbara Walters. Photo: Reuters

Barbara Walters, iconic celebrity interviewer and US television journalist, dies at 93

  • In a career spanning 50 years, Walters, who died at her home in New York, interviewed several world leaders, including Castro, Putin and every US president since Nixon
  • Walters, the first female anchor on an American evening news broadcast, reached the top of her field despite being mocked for her lisp

US television journalist Barbara Walters. Photo: Reuters
US television journalist Barbara Walters. Photo: Reuters
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