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Turkey Run: 1929

Turkey Run: 1929

A thanksgiving turkey is delivered to Washington, D.C., for President Herbert Hoover on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1929. From the National Photo Company collection. View full size.

 

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Turkey Pardoning Folklore and History

According to Snopes, the first turkey to actually receive a Presidential pardon was in 1989, by George H. W. Bush:

http://www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/pardon.asp

Tom

but was he pardoned???

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