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Hail to the tree: Yuletide presidential portraits from FDR to today

Get ready to feel nostalgic with these photos of

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President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose for a formal portrait in front of the official White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House, Dec. 6, 2009.
Lawrence Jackson | The White House
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President George W. Bush

In this White House handout, U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush pose in front of the Christmas tree in the Blue Room of the White House December 2, 2007 in Washington, DC.
Handout | Getty Images North America
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President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton and First lady Hillary Clinton
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President George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush.
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President Ronald Reagan

President Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy Reagon decorate their christmas tree (NO DATE PROVIDED).
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President Jimmy Carter

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First lady Betty Ford

First lady Elizabeth Ford looks at the White House tree (NO DATE PROVIDED)
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President Richard Nixon

President Richard Nixon
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President Lyndon B. Johnson

President Lyndon B. Johnson with kids. (NO DATE PROVIDED).
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President John F. Kennedy

13 Dec 1961, Washington, DC, USA --- Original caption: First couple pose before tree. Washington: President and Mrs. Kennedy pose before the White House Christmas tree in the Blue Room prior to a party they gave to the White House staff today. The trees usual decorations and tinsel have been replaced with ginger bread cookies, candy and toys.
Corbis
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President Dwight D. Eisenhower

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
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President Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt

25 Dec 1939, Washington, DC, USA --- Original caption: Picture shows US President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), with his family at Christmas in the White House.
Corbis
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