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Great coverage of the Scopes 'monkey' trial...
Item # 650078
July 18, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1925
* Scopes Monkey Trial
* Dayton, Tennessee
* William Jennings Bryan
* Clarence Darrow
This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a threre column headline at the top of the front page: "JUDGE SHATTERS THE SCOPES DEFENSE BY BARRING TESTIMONY OF SCIENTISTS; SHARP CLASHES AS DARROW DEFIES COURT" with many subheads. (see) The very detailed coverage carries over to take most of page 2 as well.
This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution.
Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century