May 13, 2013
Journalist Barbara Walters arrives for the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year, in New York, in this April 23, 2013 file photo. Pioneering journalist Walters, the first woman to co-anchor a U.S. evening news program, plans to announce her retirement on "The View" on May 13, 2013, the host network ABC said. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File
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Trailblazing broadcast journalist Barbara Walters, known for her interviews with world leaders and celebrities and the first woman to co-anchor a U.S. evening news program, said on Monday she will retire in the summer of 2014.