Watch Barbara Walters Announce Her 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’




Veteran TV journalist Barbara Walters announced her retirement Monday on The View, revealing that her more than 50-year run on television will end in the summer of 2014

Walters, whose career started on the Today Show in 1961, teased the news late Sunday on Twitter in tweet that read, “Big news — and I want to tell you first.”

“A year from now I plan to retire from appearing on television at all. It has a been an absolutely joyful, rewarding, challenging, fascinating and occasionally bumpy ride,” Walters said during her retirement segment

“I wouldn’t change a thing. I’m perfectly healthy. This is my decision.” Read more…

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