publication date: Monday, October 21, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)
clue: All hail this patriotic Connecticuter, whose legend began the same year as our nation, when he was hung for spying and gave but one life for his country.
explanation: Hale was a spy during the American Revolutionary War. When he was hung in 1776, he was said to have declared, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." more…