Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- His legal decisions were so respected they were referenced in U.S. Supreme Court cases. For 40 years he served on the New York District Court and the U.S. more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- On this day, Aug. 17, 1955, President Dwight Eisenhower authorized the code of conduct for American soldiers captured in war. Revealing the high level of commitment made by more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Charles Finney died this day, Aug. 16, 1875. An attorney, he saw so many references to Scriptures in Blackstone's Law Commentaries that he purchased a Bible and found more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- He conquered from Austria to Palestine, Holland to Egypt. He uncovered the pyramid treasures and the Rosetta Stone. He sold a million square miles of land to the more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Over 3,000 American troops were killed or wounded when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Twenty-thousand died on the infamous Bataan Death March, when Japanese forced starving prisoners to more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- New Jersey is being invaded by Martians! This was the script of a 1938 radio drama based on the novel "War of the Worlds," written by H.G. Wells, more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- "O Beautiful, For Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves of Grain ..." Did you know this song, "America the Beautiful," was so popular in the 1920s that it almost more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- On this day, Aug. 11, 1984, Congress voted the Equal Access Act into law, allowing students who wish to conduct religious meetings the same access to schools as more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Black Thursday. The Stock Market crash ended the prosperity of the Roaring 20s. Millions were out of work. This was just seven months after America's 31st president took more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- The groans of a dying man kept him awake in the little inn outside New York. He was hardened to the cries because a college friend had persuaded more…