In a rare interview, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez sat down with ABC News' Barbara Walters in 2007 to discuss his ire for President George W. Bush, his reputation and his lonely personal life.
The interview was the first time any American journalist interviewed Chavez since he called President Bush "the devil" in a 2006 speech before the U.N. General Assembly.
"He himself is very welcoming. He had just called George Bush the devil, which he repeated," Walters recalled today, shortly after the news of Chavez's death was announced. "Mostly, it was very hard to feel that this man who was so welcoming and warm and friendly was also the man who had just called the president of the United States the devil. He also reminded us of how much oil Venezuela was supplying to the United States and there was an implied threat that this could stop."