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Michelle Obama / Her Role #922490

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 2009
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[In Washington, DC, First Lady Michelle OBAMA - offers thanks for your commitment.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio: Erica Hill) Michelle's increasing role as an adviser at the White House examined; scenes shown from her tour of government agencies. [OBAMA - shows a magnolia seedling in a pot for the garden; talks about coming to the government departments; comments on the president's plan.] [University of Virginia professor Larry SABATO - says Michelle is making the connections for the president and reenforcing his agenda.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Hill, Erica

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