Barbara Walters set to announce retirement on 'The View' today

Barbara Walters set to announce retirement on 'The View' today

After more than 50 years in the journalism business on both ABC and NBC, 83-year-old Barbara Walters is set to announce her retirement from the industry this morning on "The View." Local Boston stations will air the show live at 11 a.m. on ABC. Stay tuned to our live blog for updates as they come. 
  • Emily Wright, A&E producer 5/13/2013 3:08:20 PM
    "For all of you that have been watching me for so many years...we've been together a long time...I thank you, thank you, thank you." - Barbara
  • Emily Wright, A&E producer 5/13/2013 3:07:23 PM
    "I have been on television continuously for over 50 years. I was very young. (Laughs) But in the summer of 2014, a year from now, I plan to retire from appearing on television at all...I am perfectly healthy, this is my decision, I've been thinking about it for a long time, and this is what I want to do." - Barbara
  • Emily Wright, A&E producer 5/13/2013 3:03:41 PM
    "Well after all the speculation and the rumors so forth last month, I promised you that if I had anything to announce about my future plans you would hear it first here." - Barbara
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