Hall of Fame
Barbara Walters was born Jewish. She had two siblings, an older sister Jacqueline who was disabled and died in 1985 and a brother named Burton who died of pneumonia in 1932. She went to Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York and graduated in 1953. She got her first job in journalism as an assistant to some director, she later moved to CBS. In 1955 she married a man named Robert Henry Kutz, they later divorced in 1958.