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Tuesday, March 24, 1998 Published at 14:11 GMT



Special Report
image: [ Bird in the hand.... ]
Bird in the hand....
Clinton involved in fowl play

At least one turkey has something to be thankful for this year. President Clinton granted the bird an official pardon, sparing it from the dinner table
image: [ Sara Josepha Hale was instrumental in establishing Thanksgiving as a national holiday ]
Sara Josepha Hale was instrumental in establishing Thanksgiving as a national holiday
What does it mean?
Thanksgiving means different things to different people. Here is a look at the history of one of America's favourite holidays.






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