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  • Barbara Walters retired? Uhhh ... I don't think so!

    "I GAVE them hope!" remarked Barbara Walters, accepting the 21st First Amendment Award and speaking of the old days when she used to rise at 4 a.m. on West 57th Street to go work on "The Today Show." She has told this story before -- of how she...
  • Lincoln Awards to Recognize Supporters of Veterans and Military Families

    The Friars Club Foundation is set to present "The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans and the Military Family," which will recognize achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to U.S. veterans and military families. Presented in...
  • Barbara Walters returns from retirement for Peter Rodger interview

    Barbara Walters retired from "The View" and ABC News on May 16. Her retirement lasted about three weeks. On Monday, ABC News announced that Walters would soon be back in the interviewer's chair, talking to Peter Rodger, the father of Elliot Rodger,...
  • Local Voices North: May 29 edition

    Local Voices North: May 29 edition
    Letters to the editors from Arlington Heights, Wilmette and Morton Grove. Hillary's ready A letter writer recently stated that America is ready to elect a woman president; however, Hillary Clinton is not that woman. Who then? Sarah Palin?...
  • Monica Lewinsky, isn't it time to leave the humiliation behind?

    Monica Lewinsky, isn't it time to leave the humiliation behind?
    There’s no way around it. The Clintons, as everybody and her mother has pointed out, have baggage. Lots of it. More than any other American political family at this point. And their baggage is relevant at this point for one reason alone: Hillary may...
  • ABC's 'World News' Continues to Eke Out Ratings Victory Over NBC's 'Nightly'

    ABC is making strides in the TV-news wars, taking the lead (if narrowly) from NBC's long-dominant "Nightly News" in the demographic most important to advertisers for three out of the last four weeks of weekday broadcasts. To be certain, ABC's "World...
  • Co-hosts to reunite on 'The View' for Barbara Walters farewell

    All 11 current and former co-hosts will be reunited on "The View" on May 15, the day before Barbara Walters retires after more than five decades in broadcast journalism, ABC announced Wednesday.  Stopping by to bid farewell will be former co-hosts Rosie...
  • New York City Remains a Hotbed of Rule-Breaking Women in the Entertainment Biz

    When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it's hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Brown, from Gloria Steinem to Barbara Walters, Gilda Radner...
  • New York mayor declares May 16 'Barbara Walters Day'

    New York mayor declares May 16 'Barbara Walters Day'
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by "The View" on Monday and told departing host Barbara Walters that he was declaring May 16 "Barbara Walters Day." May 16 is Walters' final day on "The View" and her last day as TV personality. The 84-year-old...
  • Barbara Walters shines at Maria Droste event

    "The most important thing is generosity. That is the decision to use your mind and reason as well as you can in each situation," said Descartes. If you read my friend David Patrick Columbia in his New York Social Diary yesterday when he covered the Maria...
  • 'Game of Thrones' renewed for two more seasons

    'Game of Thrones' renewed for two more seasons
    It's not a surprise, but still good to hear: HBO has picked up "Game of Thrones" for two additional years. The lavish and brutal fantasy series returned to a record audience for its fourth season premiere Sunday night, drawing 6.6 million viewers....
  • Barbara Walters to Sign Off 'The View,' Retire From TV on May 16

    Barbara Walters has set May 16 as her final appearance on ABC's daytime strip "The View" as she retires from TV journalism. Walters' 50-plus years in television will be feted that night with a two-hour primetime special on ABC. "In this business there...