*Barbara Walters announced this morning that she will interview President Barack Obama and the First Lady for a prime time special to air the day after Thanksgiving on ABC.
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 Walters; the first was November of 2008, immediately following the presidential election.
The interview will tape at the White House on Tuesday, Nov. 23rd. “A Barbara Walters Special: A Thanksgiving Visit with President and Mrs. Obama” will air Friday, Nov. 26 in the “20/20” time period (10– 1 1p.m. ET) on ABC.