PBS NewsHour

Who started the presidential turkey pardon?

Clip: 11/26/2014 | 3m 56s

President Obama used his executive authority to pardon Mac and Cheese, the two birds who were saved from the Thanksgiving table this year. Who was the first president to give flight to this holiday amnesty? Political director Domenico Montanaro looks back at the tradition.

Aired: 11/26/14

Rating: NR

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