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President Obama to appear on 'Letterman'

New York -- Barack Obama has agreed to be the first sitting U.S. president to appear on "Late Show with David Letterman," CBS announced Tuesday.

Obama is scheduled to appear on next Monday's edition of the television chat show.

He is to be the sole guest on the broadcast, CBS said.

This will be Obama's first visit back to the show since his election last
Nopvember. He previously appeared on "Letterman" five times. His last show was Sept. 10, 2008 during the height of his 2008 presidential election campaign.

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