Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters both had slightly different versions of the story of how Walters broke out as a correspondent for The Today Show in 1964
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Barbara Walters was one of the most famous television interviewers of all-time, but it's interesting to see how network politics sort of drove her into it.
In a feature explaining once-topical references in pop culture, we look at the surprisingly dark origins of the 1994 R.E.M. hit, "What's the Frequency, Kenneth