Sarah Palin to Sit Down with Barbara Walters

Interview to cover former vice presidential candidate's public and private life.

Nov. 4, 2009— -- Barbara Walters will sit down with former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for a five-part series of ABC News interviews to begin airing on "Good Morning America" Nov. 17, the morning her highly anticipated book "Going Rogue: An American Life" is released.

The wide-ranging interview will cover her public life as Governor of Alaska and her Vice Presidential run in 2008, as well as her private life. This is Walters' first interview with the political figure.

Portions of the interview are scheduled to air on "Good Morning America", "World News" and "Nightline" on Nov. 17, on "Good Morning America" on Nov. 18 and on "20/20" on Nov. 20 at 10 p.m. ET.

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