People behind the Scopes Monkey Trial

by Bill Federer -- The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow previously defended Leopold and Loeb, the homosexual teenage thrill killers who murdered 14-year-old more…

The man who could not be killed

by Bill Federer -- In the decades prior to the Revolutionary War, tensions arose between the two largest global powers: Britain, led by King George II, and France, led by King Louis more…

To walk on the moon is to feel power of God

by Bill Federer -- "Godspeed, John Glenn," radioed backup-pilot Scott Carpenter from the blockhouse as the rockets fired up on Feb. 20, 1962. Astronaut John Glen piloted Friendship 7, America's first mission more…

Bible of the Revolution: Among rarest of books

by Bill Federer -- In colonial America, Bibles had to be imported from Britain, as the British government strictly regulated their printing. It was illegal to print Bibles in the English language more…