Thanksgiving story: US presidents and pardoned turkeys

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-11-23 06:49

President Donald Trump (right) pardons Drumstick, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, as he is joined by National Turkey Federation Chairman Carl Wittenburg (second from right) and members of the Wittenberg family, during the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House Nov 21 in Washington. Drumstick and an alternate turkey named Wishbone will join past pardoned turkeys at Gobblers Rest on the campus of Virginia Tech University. The White House tradition has held strong since President Harry S. Truman first pardoned a bird in 1947. [Photo/VCG]

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