ABC News To Air Obama Interview On Health Care

President Barack Obama is seen during the presentation of the colors during the annual White House Correspondents' Association gala dinner May 9, 2009 President Barack Obama is seen during the presentation of the colors during the annual White House Correspondents' Association gala dinner May 9, 2009

ABC News will present a prime-time interview with President Barack Obama on health care issues next week.

The special will air June 24 at 10 p.m. Eastern, on two-hour tape delay. Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer will moderate the White House discussion with a live audience, also taking questions submitted by viewers. After a break for local news, the discussion will continue on “Nightline.”

That morning, Sawyer will interview Obama for “Good Morning America.” Gibson will anchor that evening’s edition of “World News” from the White House Blue Room.

Obama has been carefully doling out access to broadcast networks. NBC had big ratings with its inside peek at the White House. Obama has also given interviews to CBS’ “Face the Nation” and “60 Minutes.”

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