Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- The Emancipation Proclamation went into effect on this day. It stated: "I, Abraham Lincoln, president of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- The torpedo-bomber he flew was hit by anti-aircraft fire while making a run over Bonin Island, 600 miles south of Japan. He headed out to sea and ejected more…