A slew of famous female journalists showed up to salute Barbara Walters’ on her final day as a co-host on The View.

Oprah Winfrey was among the journalists who appeared on Friday’s episode of the long-running ABC chat fest, and the Big O helped to surprise Babs with the rest of the female newswomen for whom she helped to shatter the glass ceiling in journalism.

“Many of the incredible women that have been influenced by are here for you today. And we all proudly stand on your shoulders, Barbara Walters,” Oprah said.

Among the other female journalists were Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Connie Chung, Robin Roberts, Maria Shriver, Kathie Lee Gifford and former co-hosts on The View Meredith Viera, Lisa Ling and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

“This is my legacy,” Barbara exclaimed after giving each one of the women a hug.

Barbara first announced her retirement from television journalism in May of 2013.