David Muir to Moderate ‘The President and The People’ Town Hall on Shooting Incidents

By Mark Joyella 

ABC News announced Tuesday night ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir will moderate a town hall special with President Obama, airing July 14 at 8 p.m. ET.

The President and The People: A National Conversation will focus on “race relations, justice, policing and equality,” and include discussion of recent shooting incidents in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis and Dallas.

The town hall will air live from Washington without commercials on ABC, ESPN and Freeform. Muir will be joined by ESPN commentator Jemele Hill. Thursday night, Nightline will broadcast a special on the same topic anchored by Byron Pitts, with reporting by Pierre Thomas.

Following the town hall with President Obama, ABC News senior legal correspondent and analyst Sunny Hostin and ESPN’s Lonnae O’Neal, will continue the conversation with members of the town hall audience for a digital live stream.

Muir announced the town hall on World News Tonight.