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Inherit the Wind

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The Evolution vs. Creationism argument is at the center of the [[Performer~P40927~Jerome Lawrence~jerrylawrence]]-[[Performer~P99168~Robert E. Lee~robbielee]] Broadway play [[Feature~V179630~Inherit the Wind~inheritthewind]]. [[Performer~P167792~Lawrence~jeromelawrence]] and Lee's inspiration was the 1925 "Monkey Trial," in which Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes was arrested for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in violation of state law. Scopes deliberately courted arrest to challenge what he and...more

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