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Barbara Walters Hospitalized

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(CNN) — Barbara Walters was hospitalized Saturday night after taking a fall on a step at the British Ambassador’s residence in Washington and cutting her forehead.

She was taken to the hospital to be checked out.

According to a statement from ABC News VP Jeffrey Schneider:”Barbara is alert (and telling everyone what to do), which we all take as a very positive sign.”

Walters, 83, remains hospitalized for observation.