Barbara Walters to Interview Jenny Sanford

South Carolina's First Lady to sit down with Walters in exclusive interview.

ByABC News
November 12, 2009, 10:04 AM

Nov. 12, 2009— -- Barbara Walters will interview South Carolina's First Lady Jenny Sanford in conjunction with her memoir, which will be published in April 2010.

Sanford is expected to discuss how she tried to stay true to herself and her family after husband Governor Mark Sanford disappeared and then revealed his extramarital affair with an Argentinean woman, the heartbreak behind the headlines of their marriage breakup, and being a political spouse. A special Barbara Walters hour interview will air on ABC News in April 2010.

Mrs. Sanford will also be doing a brief interview with Ms. Walters for "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009," which is scheduled to air on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 10 pm.

Interview excerpts will also air across ABC News' platforms, including ABC News Radio, ABC News NOW,, and ABC NewsOne.