July 18, 1999 |
Rescuers desperately scoured the ocean off Martha's Vineyard into the night Saturday in the fading hope that they might find John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife and her sister after the single-engine plane he was piloting disappeared and plunged into the Atlantic en route here. The son of the slain 35th president of the United States, a relatively inexperienced pilot, had planned to stop briefly on the island before heading on to nearby Cape Cod for a family wedding scheduled for Saturday.
August 16, 2012 |
This was the moment Matt Connelly had waited years for: the sudden yank on the line, the violent tug that dragged him to the edge of the boat and nearly into the cold Atlantic. After 90 exhausting minutes, the battle was over. Connelly and his crew mates peered down at the massive fish beside their 29-foot boat, Rogue Angel. They pulled out a tape measure to make sure their eyes weren't playing tricks on them. Finally, convinced the fish was big enough to haul in, they gaffed it, guessing its weight at 275 pounds.
June 10, 1999 |
It seems almost certain that Hillary Rodham Clinton will run for senator from New York. What is not certain is where she will spend the summer with her family. It is a rule of national politics that you are judged not by where you spent your life, but where you take your vacation. There is no doubt in anyone's mind that Hillary will have to sunbathe in New York.
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September 11, 1993
Didn't we all have a wonderful vacation in August--when Congress was adjourned and President Clinton was at Martha's Vineyard? BILL MILES Mission Viejo
August 28, 1999 |
President Clinton bet on a golf game Friday, but a sudden rainstorm mitigated his gamble. As a result, Martha's Vineyard remains U.S. territory. The president, who has played golf this week with bankers and college friends, was joined by royalty Friday. The competition was Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who was visiting friends in New England.
August 24, 1998 |
What a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago this week, President Clinton was visibly enjoying himself on picturesque Martha's Vineyard island--with a seemingly endless diet of golfing, jogging, going to parties and even sailing. He and his wife, Hillary, were everywhere, smiling broadly, obviously having fun. This year, the setting is the same, but the mood and the Clintons' visibility are dramatically altered. Apart from his sudden one-day return Thursday to Washington after the U.S.