Michelle Obama to appear on "CBS This Morning"

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Michelle Obama will be a guest on "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday. Gayle King will interview with the first lady and tour the first family's residence at the White House.

Michelle Obama has been in the news recently over a new book about the first family, which paints her as a powerful behind-the-scenes player in her husband's White House.

New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, in a book to be published Tuesday, portrays a White House where tensions developed between Mrs. Obama and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and former press secretary and presidential adviser Robert Gibbs. For more on this controversy and the new book buzz, check out this report from "CBS This Morning."

Remember to tune in to "CBS This Morning" from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in your area on Wednesday for the full interview with Michelle Obama.

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