Trailblazing journalist Barbara Walters has died at 93

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Barbara Walters, one of the most famous American broadcast journalists, has died at the age of 93 on Friday evening,

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Though a celebrity as much as anyone she covered, Walters pursued serious subjects as well.

She was an unexpected pathbreaker. And if you remember Walters as a journalist who blurred the lines between news and entertainment, there is some truth to that.

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She easily delivered lines like these to introduce Hollywood's "it" couple for her special, "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2006" saying, 

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Barbara Walters was born on September 25, 1929, just a month before the Wall Street crash that kicked off the Great Depression.

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Walters' parents held her out of many social settings to stay with her older sister Jackie, who had a mental disability

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In 1976, Walters left for ABC to become the first female evening news anchor and was spoofed by the late Gilda Radner on "Saturday Night Live.

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