via press release:
VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TO APPEAR ON ABC’S “,”
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 TO DISCUSS HEALTH CARE
Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, executive producers of ABC’s Emmy Award-winning talk show “,” announced today that Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, will be the special guest, live, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET). The Vice President will discuss the Affordable Care Act and the importance of signing up for health insurance through the marketplace before the March 31 deadline. Vice President Biden will sit down with “ ” hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy as part of the show’s continuing “Red, White & View” campaign, which is committed to political guests and discussions.
“Vice President Biden always proves to be an engaging, informative and candid guest,” said Ms. Walters in making this announcement. “I am delighted and honored to welcome him back to the program,” she concluded.
The Vice President’s upcoming appearance marks his fourth visit to “.” On April 22, 2010, “ ” made history when, for the first time, a sitting Vice President was featured as a guest on the show.
In September 2008, “The View” launched a successful “Red, White & View” campaign highlighting interviews and informational segments that helped promote civic responsibility during the election season. The continuation of the campaign is an important example of how “The View” remains an important player in the political process. “The View,” a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), is the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. “The View,” broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on ABC.com. “The View” is produced by ABC and Ms. Walters’ Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for “The Barbara Walters Specials.” “The View” is directed by Mark Gentile. For breaking news and updated videos follow “The View” (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) and Jenny McCarthy (@JennyMcCarthy) on Twitter.™