Barbara Walters to Interview President, First Lady

The Obamas will sit down for a joint one-hour interview with Barbara Walters.

Nov. 16, 2010— -- President and Mrs. Obama will sit together for a Thanksgiving visit in a joint one-hour special with Barbara Walters airing on Friday, Nov. 26th, the day after the holiday, at 10 p.m. ET.

In addition to focusing on some of the major challenges facing the President today, part of the conversation will be a discussion of how the whole family reacted to the President's political reversal. This interview will be Mrs. Obama's first since the mid-term elections.

The special marks the second time the President and First Lady have sat for a joint interview with Ms. Walters; the first was November of 2008, immediately following the presidential election. The interview will be conducted in the White House on Tuesday, November 23rd.

"A Barbara Walters Special: A Thanksgiving Visit with President and Mrs. Obama" airs Friday, Nov. 26 in the "20/20" time period (10:00 – 11:00 pm ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Excerpts from the interview will air across ABC News' platforms, including "Good Morning America," "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline," ABC News Radio and ABCNEWS.com and also on "The View."

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