George Zimmerman’s Parents to Sit Down for Barbara Walters Interview

by | July 15, 2013 at 4:05 PM | TV News

George Zimmerman waits for his defense counsel to arrive in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Florida. (Photo: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

By Tim Kenneally

The parents of George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin on Saturday, will sit down for an interview with Barbara Walters, ABC News.

This will mark their first network interview for Robert and Gladys Zimmerman since their son was found not guilty.

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Portions of the interview will air on Monday night’s episodes of “World News With Diane Sawyer” and “Nightline,” as well as Tuesday morning’s “Good Morning America.”

Excerpts of the interview will also air on ABCNews.com, ABC News Radio and ABC NewsOne.

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Zimmerman faced a second-degree murder charge in the February 2012 fatal shooting of Martin, who was unarmed. Zimmerman had been serving as a community watch volunteer at his gated community in Sanford, Fla.

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