Best of Q: The life and times of Barbara Walters

As Barbara Walters retires from regular TV appearances, we revisit her warm and wide-ranging 2008 interview with Jian. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

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Barbara Walters is set to retire decades after she became the first female co-anchor on an evening news program. Since then the pioneering broadcaster has interviewed a parade of news-makers, earned countless accolades, and watched her daytime talk show program, The View, grow into its own phenomenon.

As she retires from regular TV appearances, we revisit her warm and wide-ranging 2008 interview with Jian.

You can either listen to the interview with the Barbara Walters by clicking on the listen button above, or watch it in the window embedded below.


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