In this image released by ABC, host Barbara Walters is pictured on the new set for the daytime talkshow "The View," on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 in New York. The show will start it's 15th season on Tuesday, Sept. 6. (AP Photo/ABC, Ida Mae Astute)
June 6, 2012 9:18:42 AM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - June 6, 2012 --
Barbara Walters is apologizing for trying to help a former aide to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad land a job or get into college in the United States.