Obama, Cooper push for media help in better vet portrayal

January 30, 2015 11:22 PM

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The first lady and "American Sniper" star Bradley Cooper are backing a new challenge to TV and film producers to accurately represent U.S. troops who have returned from war and move away from portraying them either as victims or infallible heroes.

Michelle Obama and Cooper joined a list of media heavyweights Friday in Washington, D.C., to launch the new "6 Certified" program with representatives from Warner Bros., National Geographic Channels and the Producers Guild of America on hand.

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