'This Week': Powerhouse Puzzler

Have certain holiday traditions? Our question of the week is inspired by a former president that decided to shake things up a bit.
1:16 | 11/30/14

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Of course we now celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth. Thursday of November but that practice was solidified only after one of our presidents tried moving Turkey day so here's the question. Named a president who moved Thanksgiving awful week. Firm when it had been traditionally celebrated up to that point. So what president alone to Thanksgiving. Let's see those white for. Okay FDR. July NATO's going what are we can't. Everything across that was Roosevelt FDR OK 33 floor inning then the answer is FDR. I'm concerned if they shortened Christmas shopping season in 1939 issued a proclamation. Moving the holiday a week to the second to the last Thursday in November. The result. Was kind of a mess with some states going along with the move and others not it was two years later that congress ended the confusion by passing a resolution making the fourth Thursday of November the day we now mark the holiday and shopping.

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