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"Scopes Trial" - Crisis? Scientists inclusion considered...

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July 17, 1925


* The famous "Scopes Trail"
* Evolution to be permitted to be taught in schools?

The front page has the full-banner dramatic headline: "SCOPES CASE CRISIS TODAY," which continues on page two. Another "Scopes" article is also found on page 2. The back page has the photo captioned: "Two Bryans Hold Center Of Stage At Dayton" - it being a photo of William Jennings Bryan and his son.

Complete in 32 pages, average condition for the era with edge chipping and flaking. Even toning. See images for details.

Background Note (source: history.com) The Scopes Trial, also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was the 1925 prosecution of science teacher John Scopes for teaching evolution in a Tennessee public school, which a recent bill had made illegal.

Category: The 20th Century