Nov 24, Thanksgiving President George W. Bush offers an official pardon to May, the Thanksgiving Turkey, during festivities Tuesday, Nov. 20,in the Rose Garden of the White House. In pardoning May, and the alternate, Flower, the President said,"May they live the rest of their lives in blissful gobbling.
Nov 21, President George Bush formally pardons the turkey for the first time in For highlights of Presidents celebrating Thanksgiving over the years, here’s a gallery from the holdings of the U.S. National Archives and the 13 Presidential libraries across the shrubtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. Nov 21, President's Thanksgiving Message Proclamation by the President: Thanksgiving Day, In Focus: Thanksgiving. Each year on Thanksgiving, we gather with family and friends to thank God for the many blessings He has given us, and we ask God to.
Jun 15, The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation ceremony (yes, it has an official title) takes place at the White House every year.
The President is presented with a live turkey to Pardon from being eaten, and the Turkey gets an all expenses paid trip to Disneyland to head the Disney Thanksgiving Day parade then retire as President Bush put it to.
Nov 24, President Bush Monday pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey, marking the 56th anniversary of the annual event. Apart from some gobbling while the president spoke, the lucky turkey.