What can a single man do? Here is the answer

by Bill Federer -- "The Man Without a Country" was a classic novel written by Edward Everett Hale. It was loosely based around Aaron Burr, who had been vice president under Thomas more…

What it took to turn the tide of World War II

by Bill Federer -- Considered the largest land-sea-air battle in world history, it began April 1, 1945, with the most massive amphibious attack by the U.S. in the Pacific war. 60,000 U.S. more…

The biggest fruit that ever grew in Hawaii

by Bill Federer -- Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest but he became disillusioned with rituals and chants. He fled Hawaii in 1807 with more…

This single death changed course of Civil War

by Bill Federer -- During the Civil War, on March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of humiliation, fasting and prayer: "Whereas, the Senate of the United States devoutly more…

'Great Spirit' spoke to Indians through these men

by Bill Federer -- Who were the first African-American missionaries sent out from the United States? George Lisle, the first ordained African-American, went in 1782 to Jamaica with other freed slaves to more…