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David Letterman will welcome Barbara Walters back to The View next month when he makes his first-ever appearance on the ABC talk show, the network announced.

Letterman will kick off "Welcome Back, Barbara" Week on the 14th season premiere Sept. 7, as Walters returns to the panel after taking time off to recover from her open-heart surgery in May.

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"Welcome Back, Barbara" Week will also feature a surprise musical number, personalized messages from stars and medical segments, including one from Dr. Oz, who will discuss Walters' surgery and recovery.

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Other guests scheduled for that week include former Secretary of State Colin Powell and actor Danny DeVito.