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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
By United Press International
Barbara Walters bids farewell to 'The View'

Barbara Walters bids farewell to 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) --Barbara Walters' last episode as co-host of "The View" -- the female-centric, multi-host chat show she created in 1997 -- has aired on ABC.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
By United Press International

Miss Angola crowned Miss Universe

SAO PAULO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Leila Lopes of Angola was crowned Miss Universe in Sao Paulo Monday night.
Fox, Castroneves to judge Miss Universe

Fox, Castroneves to judge Miss Universe

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Race car driver Helios Castroneves and actress Vivica Fox are to be judges of the upcoming Miss Universe Pageant in Brazil, organizers said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2007.
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Roseanne Barr touted for 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- Her spokesman says no offer's been made, but Roseanne Barr's name pops up when talk turns to who'll go to New York to replace Rosie O'Donnell on "The View." "It's almost like that rumor that spread last month about how she was going to be on 'Desperate Ho

Maury Povich sued for $100 million

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- TV personality Maury Povich is seeking a gag order against Bianca Nardi, who worked on the set of his show and claims that she was sexually harassed.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2006 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

'Weekends with Maury & Connie' canceled

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- MSNBC Monday confirmed "Weekends with Maury & Connie," featuring Maury Povich and Connie Chung, ends its run Friday.

Report: Rosie to join cast of 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- ABC TV has reportedly hired former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell to fill the chair being vacated by Meredith Vieira on "The View."

Maury Povich sued for sexual harassment

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- A lurid lawsuit filed in New York by a producer for "The Maury Povich Show" Monday charged the host with creating an atmosphere permeated by sex.

ABC News prepares for new look

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- ABC News says its "World News Tonight" with Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff will be different from CBS' failed experiment with Dan Rather and Connie Chung.
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Connie Chung, full name: Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich (Chinese: 宗毓華; pinyin: Zōng Yùhuá; Cantonese Yale: Jung Yukwa; born August 20, 1946) is an American journalist who has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. Some of her more famous interview subjects include Claus von Bülow and U.S. Representative Gary Condit, whom Chung interviewed first after the Chandra Levy disappearance, and basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson after he went public about being HIV-positive. She was criticized for what was perceived as insensitivity with regard to an interview about the Oklahoma City bombing and her tactics to get Newt Gingrich's mother to admit her unguarded thoughts about Hillary Clinton.

She is married to talk show host Maury Povich and they have one adopted son, Matthew Jay Povich.

The youngest of ten children (of whom she and four others, all girls, survived) of a high-ranking Chinese diplomat, she was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, and went on to receive a degree in journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1969. She has been married to talk show host Maury Povich since 1984. Chung converted to Judaism upon her marriage to Povich. Chung announced that she was reducing her workload in 1991 in the hopes of getting pregnant. Together, they have one son whom they adopted on June 20, 1995, Matthew Jay Povich. He attended the Allen-Stevenson School and now attends the Riverdale Country School.

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