Obamas visit Chicago to film Oprah episode

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are back in their hometown of Chicago to film an episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are back in their hometown of Chicago to film an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

The Obamas arrived in Chicago on Wednesday morning for the filming. Later in the day the president is traveling to New York.

The first couple is to appear on one of the final episodes of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which is taped in Chicago at Harpo Studios. Winfrey is ending her popular talk show this May after 25 years.

The Obamas’ show is to air on May 2.

The last episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will air May 25. That episode will bring to an end what has been television’s top-rated talk show for more than two decades. It airs in 145 countries worldwide.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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