Last week I told you that the first lady announced that she would make a fight against childhood obesity her biggest platform. You can watch the bulk of her speech given at the U.S. Conference of Mayors where she made the announcement. The video isn't professionally done, so there's a little lost, but you'll get the gist. She makes her official announcement in the second segment.


Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

Michelle Obama's obesity speech to the mayors
See the first lady talk about an epidemic that may be a greater health risk than smoking.