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Obama on The View this Thursday

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, get your cue cards ready. President Barack Obama will appear on The View on Thursday, the same day co-host Barbara Walters will return after having heart-valve replacement surgery in May. Obama appeared on the show during the '08 campaign—as did his wife, Michelle Obama, and his challenger, Sen. John McCain—but the show said in a statement this is the first time a sitting president will appear on a daytime talk show. Producers said the president and the hosts will address jobs, the economy, the disaster in the Gulf, and Obama’s family life at the White House. The show will tape Wednesday and air Thursday.