Question of the Day

Nov 23, 2017

Yesterday we asked: Minnesota turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone received their official presidential pardons on Tuesday. 2001 was the first year that two turkeys were included in the ceremony (so there’d be a back-up in case the first bird is unable to perform its duties). What were their names?

Answer: Liberty and Freedom

Congrats to…Craig Pittman, first to tweet the correct answer.

Your question of the day for today is…Who was the writer and editor who convinced President Abraham Lincoln to officially declare Thanksgiving a national holiday? Bonus points for naming the famous children’s poem she wrote.

As always, click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack.

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