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"Scopes Trial" - Dramatic headline.. Evolution to be decided by the court?
Item # 662539
July 15, 1925
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 15, 1925
* The famous "Scopes Trial"
* Evolution to be permitted to be taught in schools?
The front page has the full-banner dramatic headline: "LEAK TIES UP SCOPES TRIAL," with the subheading: "DARROW HAS FIGHT TO HALT COURT PRAYER", which continues on page two. Another "Scopes" article is also found on page 2. The back page has the banner heading: "Darrow's Protest Against Opening Each Session of the Scopes Trial with Prayer Is Overruled", with 4 corresponding photos.
Complete in 36 pages, average condition for the era with edge chipping, flaking, and multiple archival tape mends. 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