A Thanksgiving Day Tribute to Sarah Hale: Feminist, Bane of Presidents & Turkeys

Today when you utter her name, turkeys all across the Fruited Plain run for cover.  Yet during Sarah Josepha Buell Hale’s lifetime, it was U.S. Presidents who stuck their heads in the sand when they saw one of her frequent epistolary missives sticking out of a White House mailbag. When you raise your first glass […]