Why Israel, U.S. are allies

by Bill Federer -- On Oct. 29, 1956, Israeli troops took control of the Sinai Peninsula. United States President Eisenhower pressured Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion to withdraw Israeli troops on March more…

The Battle of Midway Island: Incredible victory

by Bill Federer -- In 1942, Imperial Japan invaded Singapore and took around 25,000 prisoners. Next was the Philippines. With Imperial Japan's relentless bombardment by planes and heavy siege guns, President Roosevelt more…

Yet more evidence we're a Christian nation

by Bill Federer -- Spain's "Iron Duke," the Grand Duke of Alba, fought the Ottoman Muslims in 1535, recapturing Tunis, North Africa. Spain financed its war with gold from the Inca Empire. more…

What happens when religion loses its influence?

by Bill Federer -- Harvard President Langdon: "Vice will ... corrupt the constitution & in time bring on its dissolution." Harvard Professor Christensen: "As religion loses its influence over the lives of more…

A movie that would never be made today

by Bill Federer -- Twentieth-Century Fox made a motion picture in 1955 titled "A Man Called Peter" about the life of U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall, born May 27, 1902. At the more…

John Wayne: the ultimate patriot?

by Bill Federer -- "Mad Anthony" Wayne raised a militia unit at the beginning of the Revolutionary War and participated in the invasion of Canada. He fought in the Battle of Trois-Rivières, more…