Monkey Trial


Subject:
Social Issues , Judicial Process , Trials , Evolution & Creationism

Description:
Companion to an American Experience documentary about the 1925 "Scopes monkey trial" of "a biology teacher named John Scopes [who] was arrested for teaching evolution in defiance of Tennessee state law." This was the first live radio broadcast of a trial in the U.S. Website features include material about speeches from attorneys Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, political cartoons, and profiles of people and events (such as H.L. Mencken and the Jazz Age).

Publisher:
PBS Online; WGBH

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/monkeytrial/


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