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The History of Pardoning Turkeys Began With Tad Lincoln

Written by: Gilbert King
Narrated by: Mark Schectman
Length: 7 mins
Categories: Science & Math

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President Barack Obama pardoned his fourth turkey today, in what many believe is a Thanksgiving tradition dating back to 1947, when President Harry Truman, standing outside the White House, was presented with a holiday bird by the National Turkey Federation.

"The History of Pardoning Turkeys Began With Tad Lincoln" is from smithsonianmag.com, published on November 21, 2012.

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