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The Ruth Institute Podcast

Nov 30, 2022

This Giving Tuesday, help us in our mission to tell it like it is and help protect children and their innocence: Join us on censorship-free Locals: William J. Federer is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage. Bill's American Minute radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet. His Faith in History television airs on the TCT Network on stations across America and via DirectTV. Dr. Scott Yenor is professor of political science at Boise State University. He is also chairman of the board at a classical Christian school, the Ambrose School, which is in Meridian Idaho. He is author of Family Politics, the idea of marriage in modern political thought, David Hume’s Humanity, a book on Reconstruction, and Recovering Family Life: The Rolling Revolution and Its Limits. Dr. Yenor is a Washington Fellow at the Claremont Institute's Center for the American Way of Life. He and his wife, Amy, have five kids: one out of college and married, two in college, one senior in high school (Lumpy), and a sixth grader (Biscuit). Julie Maddox Is the Chairwoman for the Speech Contest for America's Freedom Festival at Provo and has worked with the Festival for over 15 years. After graduating with her Master's Degree in English from Brigham Young University in 1983, she married Matt Maddox and settled down in Utah County, where she and her husband have seven children, five of whom are married, and 15 grandchildren. Don Feder was a long-time columnist for the Boston Herald, and served as Communications Director for the World Congress of Families. He is now The Ruth Institute’s Coalitions Director. Feder practiced law in New York state from 1973-1976. His Boston Herald column was syndicated by Creators Syndicate and carried by more than 40 newspapers and e-magazines. His writings have appeared in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, National Review, The American Enterprise, Readers Digest, FrontPage Magazine, Insight magazine, and Human Events. He has written two books: A Jewish Conservative Looks at Pagan America (1993) and Who's Afraid of the Religious Right? (1996). John Zmirak is a Senior Editor of The Stream, and author of the new Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1986, then his M.F.A. in screenwriting and fiction and his Ph.D. in English in 1996 from Louisiana State University. He taught composition at LSU and screenwriting at Tulane University, and has written screenplays for and with director Ronald Maxwell (Gods & Generals and Gettysburg). He has been Press Secretary to pro-life Louisiana Governor Mike Foster, and a reporter and editor at Success magazine and Investor’s Business Daily, among other publications. His essays, poems, and other works have appeared in First Things, The Weekly Standard, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, FrontPage Magazine, The American Conservative, The South Carolina Review, Modern Age, The Intercollegiate Review, Commonweal, and The National Catholic Register, among other venues. He is author, co-author, or editor of twelve books, including The Race to Save Our Century. Bill Federer’s book, The Treacherous World of the 16th Century & How the Pilgrims Escaped It: The Prequel to America's Freedom: Bill Federer’s website; Articles by Scott Yenor Scott Yenor’s YouTube channel: Julie Maddox’s FB page: Don's short video on Why Fertility Rates Matter: Don Feder's blog: Don Feder's book, "A Jewish Conservative Looks At Pagan America": Don Feder's book, "Who's Afraid Of The Religious Right?": The Stream: John Zmirak’s book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism: John Zmirak’s book, The Race To Save Our Century: This episode may also be seen on the following formats: Support our Studio campaign: Thank you SO much for helping us make our Dr. J Shows even better! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here: