BARBARA WALTERS: BARB'S WIRED

WITH A STRING OF COUPS, BARBARA WALTERS SHOWS SHE WON'T RELINQUISH HER TITLE AS TV'S CHAMP INTERVIEWER

SHE IS, LIKE THE AUTUMN CHERRY tree, in full flower. Approaching her 20th anniversary at ABC, Barbara Walters has never seemed more splendid. In the past few months, she has landed interviews with Colin Powell, Christopher Reeve, Robert Packwood, Susan Smith's ex-husband, Hugh Grant's girlfriend and, on O.J. Day, the trifecta of Kato Kaelin, Robert Kardashian and a very disgruntled Robert Shapiro. In the next few weeks, she will host two of her patented, popular prime-time hours, The 10 Most Fascinating People of 1995 and her 60th Barbara Walters Special. Her Friday-night showcase, 20/20, is even beating CBS's 60 Minutes in...

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