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Inherit the Wind

10 Ratings: 4.1
a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee

 One of the most moving and meaningful plays in American theatre--based on the famed Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which a Tennessee teacher was tried for teaching evolution.      The accused was a slight, frightened man who … see full wiki

Author: Jerome Lawrence , Robert E. Lee
Genre: Historical Drama
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Date Published: c1955, March 20, 2007
2 reviews about Inherit the Wind
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Interesting trial, gets you thinking. Wonderful dialog.
review by . July 16, 2009
Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee
“Inherit the Wind” is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee that portrays the Scopes “Monkey” trial of 1925 (Tennessee vs John Thomas Scopes). Scopes was high school science teacher in Dayton, Tennessee who was convicted and fined for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution in high school in violation of a state law that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The actual defense attorney Clarence Darrow is portrayed as Henry Drummond and the prosecuting attorney William …
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