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Great coverage of the Scopes 'monkey' trial...

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July 09, 1925

NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 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 one column heading at the top of the front page: "BRYAN THREATENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAR EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see)
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 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century