NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 – First Lady Michelle Obama will appear as a guest for a second time

on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Tuesday,

May 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, her first appearance since entering the White House. Mrs. Obama

will discuss her first-ever book, AMERICAN GROWN: The Story of the White House Kitchen

Garden and Gardens Across America (May 29, 2012; Crown Publishers), which invites readers

inside the White House Kitchen Garden and offers an unprecedented look at every season of the

garden’s growth, from the first planting to the latest harvest. The First Lady also shares

the inspiring stories of Americans from all walks of life who are actively engaged in

community, school, and urban gardens across the country, and who have come together to build

a healthier future for our nation’s children and families.

Author proceeds of First

Lady Michelle Obama’s book will benefit the National Park Foundation, the official non-profit

of America’s national parks. Funds will go towards the continued care of the White House

garden, as well as to programs promoting gardening, healthy eating and opportunities for

young people to experience the outdoors to learn, discover and lead healthy active


The National Park Foundation raises private funds that directly support and

enrich America’s nearly 400 national parks and their programs. As the official charitable

partner of the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation plays a critical role in

efforts to enhance youth engagement, promote education, support conservation and preservation

initiatives, and to provide unique opportunities for all people to experience America’s most

treasured places. To learn more visit www.nationalparks.org.

Mrs. Obama made her

initial appearance on “The Daily Show” on www.thedailyshow.com with URL and embed links. Fans

can follow @TheDailyShow on Twitter or “like”

The Daily Show on Facebook.


Stewart and Rory Albanese are the Executive Producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”

with Steve Bodow, Kahane Cooperman, Jennifer Flanz and Adam Lowitt serving as Co-Executive

Producers. Supervising Producers are Pam DePace, Tim Greenberg, Hillary Kun and Stuart

Miller. Jill Katz is the Executive in Charge of Production. The series’ Head Writer is Tim

Carvell and it is directed by Chuck O’Neil.

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