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White House / Michelle Obama / The Mania / First Grandma #928129

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 2009
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(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Findings of a CNN poll on the role of First Lady Michelle Obama in making other countries feel more positive about the US cited; scenes shown of a wax replica of Michelle at Madame Tussauds.

(Studio: Erica Hill) The first lady & first grandma profiled; photos shown from "Essence" magazine with quotations from mother Miriam Robinson & daughter Michelle. ["Essence" magazine editor Tatsha ROBERTSON†- talks about Robinson's role.] ["Working Mother" magazine president Carol EVANS†- says Michelle is a symbol for the working mother.] A statement from President Obama about the strong women in his life quoted.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Hill, Erica

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