The Long & Lingering Shadow of the Scopes Trial

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Abstract

Just before his death in 1970, John Scopes claimed that his famous trial "had no other effect upon my family" than his sister Lela losing her teaching job in Paducah, Kentucky. He was wrong. My interviews with John Scopes's family members and descendants - most of whom have never talked about their famous relative until now - reveal that the legacy of the Scopes Trial continues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Biology Teacher
Volume82
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 19 2020

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Keywords

  • John Scopes

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