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NATIONAL THANKSGIVING TURKEY PRESENTATION


(Updated on 25/10/2016)

 



 



 

  • Presidential Pardon
    The turkey that lives to see another day
    "Each year since 1947, the National Turkey Federation and the Poultry and Egg National Board have given a turkey to the President of the United States at a White House ceremony."

    (infoplease.com)



  • US President Barack Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey, "named Apple, in a ceremony with daughters Sasha and Malia, together with National Turkey Federation Chairman Yubert Envia, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC."
    - 25 November 2010

    (telegraph.co.uk)




    White House Floor Plan

 

 

 

  • How the Turkey Gets Its Pardon - 11/23/2010
    "The turkey is the centerpiece of many a Thanksgiving feast.
    But at least two are spared the chopping block each year in a tradition that goes back to President Truman.
    WSJ's Stokely Baksh reports on how the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate are selected and where they will go after their pardon."

    (online.wsj.com)