Category Archives: Scopes Trial

Confessions of a Historical Pack Rat: “Retired But Not Shy” at Eight

[ Note:  One question any new blogger should—but probably doesn’t—ask is, “Will I be able to find sufficient material to keep this blog alive?”  I know that I didn’t think about this question in May 2010, when I contemplated establishing … Continue reading

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Echoes of the Scopes Trial, 1925-2000 (Adventures in Interdisciplinary Land, 2)

[Note:  In another “interdisciplinary project,” the school’s drama group presented Lawrence and Lee’s “Inherit The Wind.”  We were fortunate to be able to snag as our keynote speaker Dr. Edward J. Larson of the University of Georgia, who had recently published a … Continue reading

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