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.

Guest:

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


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