When all else failed, this won Revolutionary War

by Bill Federer -- "The bloody butcher" is what colonists called British Colonel Banastre Tarleton. He let his dragoons bayonet and hack hundreds of surrendering Americans at Buford's Massacre during the Battle more…

'Beecher's Bible' – it's not what you think

by Bill Federer -- He was the most popular preacher in American in the middle 1800s. His sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852. He purchased more…

Who said Communism is 'a kind of nightmare'?

by Bill Federer -- Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. He was a lieutenant commander in the Navy during WWII, a congressman, a senator, and vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. more…