Jodi Kantor
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Obama book author plays down White House row

A new book looking behind the scenes of the Obama administration has caused a stir in America, with some people criticising its portrayal of First Lady, Michelle Obama.

The Obamas, by New York Times correspondent Jodi Kantor, shows the struggles faced by the President and his wife adjusting to life in Washington, and the tensions between their

Speaking to BBC Breakfast, Kantor denied that her book portrayed Michelle Obama as "an angry black woman".