Kraus, Stephen. "Frame of Reference"
Divergence: 1925 CE
What if: Albert Einstein accepted an invitation to visit CalTech in 1925 and while in transit was arrested after delivering a lecture in Louisville, KY.
Summary: Clarence Darrow humiliates William Jennings Bryant at a trial to decide whether Einstein violated a law against contradicting the Bible.
Published: In Analog, May 1988.