Barbara Walters passed away, an exploring columnist who was the primary female anchor on a nightly news program has passed on, ABC News reports. 93, she was. 

Barbara Walters won 12 Emmy Awards for her work as a respected broadcast journalist, which included interviews with everyone from Fidel Castro to Katharine Hepburn, the creation of the groundbreaking daytime talk show The View, and more.

But getting there took a long time: In the 1970s, Walters worked as a reporter for The Today Show. She was not even permitted to speak during a joint interview until her male coworker had asked the first three questions. 

Barbara Walters passed away endured, ultimately turning into the morning system’s most memorable lady cohost, however, the sexism she looked at Today wasn’t the last test she’d defeat during her vacation. She left Today in 1976 to join ABC, where she became the first woman to co-anchor a network news program. The performance was brief. 

During her 1999 Glamour Woman of the Year speech, in which she received an award for lifetime achievement, she stated, “I was a big flop.” I was collaborating with a partner who was against including a woman on the show; Really, the audience didn’t either…. I believed it meant my career was over. Naturally, it wasn’t. She continued to conduct interviews with world leaders through the year 2016, and her show The View, which debuted in 1997, continued to attract more than 3 million viewers per week well into the year 2020.

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