Aug. 10 - President Barack Obama and his family start an eight-day vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard, an elite playground for the East Coast wealthy set. Rough cut. (No reporter narration)
ROUGH CUT -- NO REPORTER NARRATION U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off his vacation on the island of Martha's Vineyard on Saturday (August 10) with a night at his rented holiday home. Obama and his wife, Michelle, arrived in the Massachusetts vacation destination after first making a stop in Florida to speak to a veterans group. Their dog, Bo, also traveled on Air Force One. The couple's children were not on the plane but would be joining their parents on the island. The couple often goes out to dinner when vacationing, but Saturday they planned to stay in. They arrived on the island by helicopter before driving to their destination property by motorcade. Obama is scheduled to remain on the island for a week.