South Korean President Visits CBS THIS MORNING for First Ever U.S. Interview Since Election

South Korean President Visits CBS THIS MORNING for First Ever U.S. Interview Since Election

CBS THIS MORNING co-host Norah O'Donnell announced that she will sit down with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House in Seoul for his first U.S. broadcast television interview since being elected. The exclusive interview will be broadcast Tuesday, June 20 on CBS THIS MORNING (7:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

President Moon is expected to discuss the ?strategic relationship between the U.S. and South Korea, his plan for engaging North Korea as nuclear tensions mount, and his decision to delay the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system ahead of his meeting with President Trump in Washington, D.C.

Read more about the interview and watch O'Donnell's appearance on FACE THE NATION when it's available here.

CBS THIS MORNING launched Jan. 9, 2012, and each weekday morning, Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell deliver two hours of original reporting, breaking news and top-level newsmaker interviews in an engaging and informative format that challenges the norm in network morning news programs. The broadcast has earned a prestigious Peabody Award, a Polk Award, three News & Documentary Emmys and two Daytime Emmys. The broadcast was also honored with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award as part of CBS News' division-wide coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Ryan Kadro is the executive producer of CBS THIS MORNING and CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY.

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