Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Behind The Scenes At The Turkey Pardon...

It was a rainy and windy morning at the White House, and staff had to mop the North Portico before rolling President Obama's podium into place before he could pardon Liberty, the National Thanksgiving Turkey. This year is the second time the event took place under the North Portico, rather than in the Rose Garden, where it is traditionally held. The President's first Turkey Pardon, in 2009, was also under the North Portico.

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