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Monkey business : the true story of the Scopes trial

Author: Marvin N Olasky; John Perry
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Broadman & Holman, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the famous 1925 courtroom showdown of William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in public schools, and points out details and discrepancies that have not come to light until recently.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Named Person: John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin N Olasky; John Perry
OCLC Number: 1150867273
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 344 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations)
Contents: Desperate Dayton --
A city's opportunity --
An orator's opportunity --
Anticipation --
The circus begins --
"Armed clowns ... have begun to shoot" --
Face-off --
In the beginning --
The stakes --
Back to the trial --
Sparring over experts --
Malone tops Bryan --
Heating up --
The evolution war --
Inherit the wind --
Establishing atheism --
The main event --
Journalistic monkeys --
The week after --
Wrapping up the trial --
Fighting the religion of evolution --
Explaining intelligent design --
Kansas, Ohio, Georgia, Tennessee --
The wedge --
Consequences --
Surmounting stereotypes --
Appendix A: "Scopes 75th anniversary broadcast," Science Friday with host Ira Flatow, July 21, 2000, WNYC and National Public Radio --
Appendix B: "The view from 2025: how design beat Darwin," reprinted from World magazine, April 3, 2004 --
Appendix C: Malone replies to Bryan --
Appendix D: Text of Bryan's proposed address in Scopes case.
Responsibility: Marvin Olasky & John Perry.
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Describes the famous 1925 courtroom showdown of William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in public schools, and points out details and discrepancies that have not come to light until recently.

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