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Clarence Darrow"s cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan

Clarence Darrow"s cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan

Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes : 1925 The Monkey Trial (Anti-evolution law)

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Published by Professional Education Group in Hopkins, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darrow, Clarence, -- 1857-1938,
  • Bryan, William Jennings, -- 1860-1925,
  • Scopes, John Thomas,
  • Cross-examination -- United States,
  • Examination of witnesses -- United States,
  • Evolution,
  • Tennessee

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Irving Younger.
    SeriesClassics of the courtroom -- v. 3.
    ContributionsYounger, Irving., Professional Education Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 leaves ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21503404M
    ISBN 10094338009X
    OCLC/WorldCa16886459

      Clarence Darrow (left) and William Jennings Bryan talk at the Scopes trial in Dayton, Tenn., in Darrow was one of three lawyers sent to Dayton by the American Civil Liberties Union. Darrow was opposed of course by William Jennings Bryan, a figure of much complexity in American public life. Bryan, had stood and narrowly lost the Presidency of the United States (he stood in , and ) and had also been closely involved in progressive causes, particularly in the achievement of social justice and the improvement of.

      Clarence Darrow, left, and William Jennings Bryan speak with each other at the “monkey trial” in Dayton, Tenn. in Darrow was one of three lawyers sent to Dayton by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). They defended John T. Scopes, a biology teacher, in his test of Tennessee’s law banning the teaching of evolution. Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial, which resulted in John T. Scopes' conviction for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution to a high school science class, contrary to a Tennessee state role of Matthew Harrison Brady is intended to reflect the personality and beliefs of William Jennings Bryan, while that of Henry Drummond is intended to.

    Darrow's examination of Bryan Hays--The defense desires to call Mr. Bryan as a witness, and, of course, the only question here is whether Mr. Scopes taught what these children said he taught, we recognize what Mr. Bryan says as a witness would not be very think there are other questions involved, and we should want to take Mr. Bryan's testimony for the purpose of our record, .   American lawyers Clarence Darrow () and William Jennings Bryan () at the Scopes Trial. Heritage Images / Getty Images The case arose when the year-old Scopes, teaching in a local public high school, included mentions of Darwin’s ideas in the curriculum.


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Clarence Darrow"s cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Decide for yourself who outwitted who in this battle of the courtroom titans. This book includes only the exact words from the cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan by Clarence Darrow. A must read for all those who wish to know how the cross-examination really ran/5(3). Clarence Darrow's cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan in Tennessee v.

John Thomas Scopes (Classics of the courtroom) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Clarence Darrow (Author)Author: Clarence Darrow. The book is supplemented by the text of William Jennings Bryan's undelivered antievolution speech, caricatures of the various lawyers, and photographs of the proceedings.

This volume should not be confused with the official trial transcript and the only point at which the absolute accuracy of the record is suspect is the end of the celebrated cross-examination of Bryan by Clarence Darrow.5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Clarence Darrow's cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan in Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes. [Clarence Darrow].

On this day, Clarence Darrow, one of Scopes’ attorneys, mercilessly cross-examined William Jennings Bryan, who defended the State of Tennessee. The cross-examination was arguably the turning point in the trial. Darrow focused on Bryan’s belief that the Book of Genesis is the literal word of God.

Clarence Darrow's examination of William Jennings Bryan at the Scopes trial Darrow--Mr. Bryan, am I the first man you ever heard of who has been interested in the age of human societies. InDarrow unsuccessfully defended John Scopes, a Tennessee High school biology teacher who taught the theory of origins called "evolution." The attorney defending CREATION was the Democrat Party's three time candidate for President, William Jennings Bryan.

Bryan objected to a tooth being presented as proof of humans evolving from apes. Darrow Cross-examination of Bryan. Associated Press Coverage. J Dayton, Tenn., July -- Admitted agnosticism met unwavering fundamentalism here today as Clarence Darrow, defense attorney in the Scopes evolution case, drew William Jennings Bryan, associated prosecuting counsel, upon the witness stand.

J Bryan's testimony climax of Scopes trial DAYTON, Tenn., J (UP) - William Jennings Bryan's cross-examination at the hands of Clarence Darrow, chief.

William Jennings Bryan Testifies at the Scopes Trial. Clarence Darrow questioned William Jennings Bryan on the 7th—next to last—day of the Scopes Monkey Trial, producing some of the most hilarious banter ever to grace a courtroom.

The banter began before Bryan ever got on the stand. Printable Version. The Scopes Trial: Examination of William Jennings Bryan by Clarence Darrow Digital History ID Date Annotation: Today, William Jennings Bryan is best known from the play and film Inherit the Wind, which depicted Bryan as a pompous windbag, a stammering and credulous believer in the literal accuracy of ever word of the Bible.

This portrayal makes it difficult for. William Jennings Bryan is probably best remembered today for two rhetorical transactions: his The Cross of Gold acceptance speech, delivered at the Democratic national convention in Chicago, and his exchanges with Clarence Darrow in the Scopes Trial in Tennessee.

But, as Donald Springen illustrates in this volume, Bryan's speaking brilliance went far beyond these two noted orations. Published on In this scene from "alleged" (see ), Clarence Darrow (Brian Dennehy) cross-examines William Jennings Bryan (Sen.

Fred Thompson. Clarence Darrow's cross examination of William Jennings Bryan in Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes. Hopkins, Minn.: Professional Education Group, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Clarence Darrow; William Jennings Bryan; John Thomas Scopes; William Jennings Bryan; Clarence Darrow; John Thomas Scopes: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

InDarrow defended John Scopes, a Tennessee High school biology teacher found guilty of teaching a theory of origins called “evolution.” The Scopes Monkey Trial ended J The attorney defending creation was William Jennings Bryan, the Democrat Party’s three time candidate for President.

Kirtley Mather, one of eight scientific experts for the defense, was a geology professor at Harvard University. Mather played the role of William Jennings Bryan to help Clarence Darrow prepare to cross-examine Bryan on the stand.

From the Smithsonian Institution. Decide for yourself who outwitted who in this battle of the courtroom titans. This book includes only the exact words from the cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan by Clarence Darrow.

A must read for all those who wish to know how the cross-examination really ran/5. (William Jennings Bryan represented the traditionalists, and Clarence Darrow represented the modernists.) The prosecutors won their case in court, but the ideas they represented lost considerable prestige.

Toward the end of the trial, Darrow put Bryan on. Jerry Falwell, leader of the Moral Majority, actually thought that Bryan was a sellout for admitting, under Darrow’s cross-examination, that the world was.

William Jennings Bryan led for the prosecution and Clarence Darrow for the defense. Jury selection began on J and opening statements, which included Darrow’s impassioned speech about the constitutionality of the Butler law and his claim that the law violated freedom of religion.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Of course, William Jennings Bryan became Darrow’s most famous foil during the monkey trial. Yet the two men were aligned in the presidential campaign. In his new book titled, Clarence.William Jennings Bryan won the Scopes case on J Though Darrow lost the trial, a pro-evolution propaganda film was produced in titled Inherit the Wind.

Professor Alan M. Dershowitz wrote on "The Scopes Trial" in his book America on Trial: Inside the Legal Battles that Transformed Our Nation (eBook Edition: May ).