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With more than five decades in the television business, and a trio of Emmy Awards on her bookshelf, few would question the editorial choices that Barbara Walters makes.
But few people are Piers Morgan:
"The fact you've left them off your 'Most Fascinating' list, the final one, I think is quite telling," says the "Piers Morgan Live" host, referencing his guest's annual grouping of newsmakers and celebrities, a collection that in 2013 does not feature an Obama. "People will say, 'Wow, even Barbara doesn't find them fascinating anymore.'"
Joining the program for this evening's 9 p.m. primetime interview, the 84-year-old co-host of "The View" suggests that Morgan is reading too much into this year's presidential omission:
"No. I don't interview the same person every month. We did the Obamas for a special, for an hour, in December. And the two of them, when they're together, are at their most charming," she explains. "Sure he could have been on the list, but I would have been asking him very much the same questions, and I thought that were people who were, if not the president, a little more interesting."
What such characters trumped the man who resides in the White House? The full list will be revealed Wednesday as part of the icon's annual "Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People" television special. But while the top spot is always a surprise, several of this year's selections have been released, and tonight Walters doesn't hesitate to offer an entertaining tease:
"What does this remind you of: Quack!"
Watch the clip as Morgan and Walters continue to debate her list, and for the full interview, watch CNN tonight at 9.
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