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  • 10 Jul 2008

    Today is the Anniversary of the Scopes “Monkey” Trial

    July 10, 1925: jury selection begins on Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan’s famous trial in Dayton, Tennessee on the teaching of evolution in schools. The story is a little more complicated that one might think. Scopes, it turns out, agreed to be arrested. And the town was seeking some publicity. NPR‘s All Things Considered […]

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