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ABC News' Barbara Walters hospitalized

By April MacIntyre Jan 21, 2013, 8:59 GMT

ABC News' Barbara Walters hospitalized

Barbara Walters - 2012 White House Correspondents\' Association Dinner - Arrivals - Washington Hilton - Washington, DC, USA Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos

ABC reporter Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party in Washington and has been hospitalized, according to an ABC News spokesman.

Ms. Walters, 83, reportedly fell at an inauguration party at an ambassador's home in Washington.

Walters, 83, fell Saturday night on a step at the residence of Britain's ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott, ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said to the press. The fall left Walters with a cut on her forehead, he said.

Ms. Walters reportedly was alert and was "telling everyone what to do, which we all take as a very positive sign," he said to Politico.

Walters is also the showrunner and cohost con "The View."


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