FILE - In this April 23, 2012 file photo, Barbara Walters arrives 

FILE - In this April 23, 2012 file photo, Barbara Walters arrives to the Matrix Awards in New York. Walters plans to retire next year, ending a television career that began more than a half century ago and made her a trailblazer in news and daytime TV. Someone who works closely with Walters says the plan is for her to retire in May 2014 after a series of special programs saluting her career. The person was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, March 28, 2013 on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
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FILE - In this April 23, 2012 file photo, Barbara Walters arrives to the Matrix Awards in New York. Walters plans to retire next year, ending a television career that began more than a half century ago and made her a trailblazer in news and daytime TV. Someone who works closely with Walters says the plan is for her to retire in May 2014 after a series of special programs saluting her career. The person was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, March 28, 2013 on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
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