publication date: Monday, October 4, 1999 (part of Round VI)

category: Journalism

clue: There's something Special about this interviewer with a 20/20 View.

explanation: Walters was a news anchor, interviewer, talk show host, and ABC network spokesperson most famous for three television programs: The Barbara Walters Special ("Special"), 20/20, and The View. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Lori Lancaster, Kelly Lee, and Jason Peter Fedorow

trivia: This was the second consecutive goo to start with the phrase 'there's something [blank] about this...' after Laurence Fishburne (0078).


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