Unforgettable Barbara Walters Interviews

A look back at some of Walters' greatest interviews with presidents, dictators and celebrities.
3:21 | 05/17/14

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It is almost impossible to imagine what TV news would be like without Barbara Walters. Who changed the game from the inside. Well, tonight we are celebrating some of her greatest moments and they're not over yet. The amazing Barbara Walters! It was her last show on "The view." Capping a week filled with memories. How are you feeling? Including some of her boldest questions to heads of state. When you see how Americans distrust their leaders don't you feel responsible? Do you feel fun neap cr funny crossing the bay of pigs with an American? Why are you so unpopular? How important is it for the president to be a role model? In our country we read that you are unstable. To the celebrities who fascinated us? Do you believe in total fidelity? Do I believe in what? In September, ten years. We will be married forever. How do you snow. You don't know that. But we want to be. What makes marriage work? Lack of imagination. Separate baths. That's what makes a good marriage? That gives you a chance. Reporter: There was all way that signature moment without which no Barbara Walters interview was complete. Are you proud? Oh, Jesus. I made people cry. Every time I did an interview. Somebody would say you are not going to make me cry? Do you know who your parents are? Did you go into comedy because you couldn't make it as an actor? You cry on this program -- you promised me you wouldn't cry. I couldn't make it as an actor. I remember doing hamlet, going, O be --" line. Is any one ever really happy when they make it through an interview without crying? Yes, Halle berry. Thank you, Halle. Thank you. No tears! You almost did. In her last show. Please welcome Hillary Clinton. Trying to uncover news. The question I want to ask is are you going to run? I am running around the park. Reporter: Even finding a way to poke fun at herself. When you first started "The view" did you have any idea that it would turn into the juggernaut success that it would become? Yes, I did. And I take complete credit. Reporter: The legacy she leaves behind. You have been a trail blazer in broadcast, shattering the glass ceiling for so many women and so many yet to come. Generations of female newscasters came to send her off. Please welcome, Diane sawyer. Robin Roberts. Lara Spencer. Elizabeth vargas. Deborah Roberts. Juju Chang. These are my legacy. I thank you all! And so she retired, at least, until her next big get.

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