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Obama, family depart for historic trip to Cuba

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 00:51

U.S. President Barack Obama and his family board Air Force One to depart for Obama's historic trip to Cuba, the U.S.'s former Cold-War enemy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha made their way Sunday on board Air Force One to depart for Cuba. Obama's mother-in-law is also joining the family on the trip. The First Family arrived at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to depart for the historic visit, the first to Cuba by a U.S. president in 88 years. Plainclothes police have blanketed the Cuban capital with security while public works crews have busily laid down asphalt in a city where drivers joke they must navigate "potholes with streets." Welcome signs with images of Obama alongside Castro popped up in colonial Old Havana, where the president and his family will tour on Sunday afternoon shortly after landing.

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Obama, family depart for historic trip to Cuba

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 00:51