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John T. Scopes discusses the "Scopes Monkey Trial" of 1925

BROADCAST: Oct. 20, 1960 | DURATION: 00:24:48


John T. Scopes was a young teacher who taught biology. He was arrested because in Tennessee, no theory of the origin of man could be taught in schools. Clarence Darrow, an attorney from Chicago, defended Scopes in the "Scopes Monkey Trial" of 1925. Scopes was found guilty and was fined $100.