How do you say goodbye to her, after five decades of trailblazing journalism? You call Oprah. And Hillary Clinton. And, of course, you cry.
This time, it was Barbara’s turn to cry.
Could you blame her? To celebrate Barbara Walters final episode of The View, after which she will retire from her trailblazing five-decade career in TV journalism, an unprecedented array of talent gathered to pay tribute to the icon—famous for so many things, the least of which was an uncanny knack to reduce nearly every subject, from buttoned-up heads of state to vampy reality TV stars, to a soppy puddle of tears.