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  • In Pictures Obama family vacations

    President Barack Obama walks to greet people on the tarmac as he arrives at Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Bourne, Mass., Aug. 18, 2011, en route to a family vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

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  • In Pictures Obama family vacations

    President Barack Obama walks to greet people on the tarmac as he arrives at Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Bourne, Mass., Aug. 18, 2011, en route to a family vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

  • In Pictures Chelsea Clinton through the years

    Bill and Hillary Clinton are seen with their baby daughter, Chelsea, in 1980.

  • Gallery Presidential vacations

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A newly renovated Anderson Cottage at the Old Soldier's Home is also known as Lincoln's Cottage in Washington. For three summers Abraham Lincoln and his family retreated to the cottage in a military complex on the outskirts of Washington. It is believed he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation there, and this is where he heard the news of the Union victory at Gettysburg.

  • Ted Kennedy FBI records show death threats persisted

    Ted Kennedy FBI records show death threats persisted

    Ted Kennedy received death threats even five years after his 1980 presidential run.

  • Obama's vacation spot has strong links to black history

    Obama's vacation spot has strong links to black history

    By the 1800s, the servants of white summer residents of Martha's Vineyard were buying up land. In the 1950s, the island was popular with civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr.