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President Barack Obama will appear on The View on Thursday, ABC announced.

The visit will mark the first time a sitting U.S. president has appeared on a daytime talk show and is part of the program's "Red, White & View" campaign, which features political guests and discussions.

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Obama is scheduled to tape on Wednesday. Topics of discussion will include his administration's accomplishments, jobs, the economy, the Gulf oil spill and family life inside the White House."We are so pleased and honored that President Obama will be a guest on The View

," Barbara Walters said in a statement.

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Walters, the show's executive producer, will also make a special appearance on the episode. She has been off the air since undergoing heart-valve replacement surgery in May and only briefly appeared via Skype two weeks ago. She plans to return full-time in September.Obama last appeared on The View in March 2008 when he was a senator.Will you watch Obama's View visit?