The Madeleine Brand Show for January 12, 2012

'The Obamas': Life in the public eye

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U.S President Barack Obama and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama. Kantor's new book details the couple's experience since they first entered the White House.

A new book about the President and the First Lady is causing a stir. "The Obamas" details the relationship between Barack and Michelle, their adjustment to life in Washington and some strained exchanges between Michelle Obama and key White House staff.


Jodi Kantor, author of "The Obamas," New York Times Washington Correspondent

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