has presented Bill Geddie
with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 15 years of work on 'The View
" at the Daytime Emmys
. "When we put The View
in the air in 1997, we were told it didn't have a prayer," Walters said. "The content of the show was considered inappropriate for daytime. We were talking religion, politics, sex ... Bill's leadership got us through some very hard days.""35 years ago I was buffing the floors of a ...