First lady hails value of reading, Dr. Seuss

First lady Michelle Obama speaks to the School Nutrition Association Legislative Action Conference in Washington, Monday, March 1, 2010. Associated Press

March 2, 2010 10:40:57 AM PST
First lady Michelle Obama is celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading "The Cat in the Hat" to a group of children wearing red-and-white-striped hats like the book's main character .