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July 21, 1925: Scopes 'Monkey Trial' Ends With Guilty Verdict

Date: July 21, 2008
Author: Tony Long
QUOTE: Famed attorney Clarence Darrow led Scopes’ defense team in what the press quickly dubbed the Monkey Trial. William Jennings Bryan, three-time Democratic nominee for president and a paradoxical blend of progressive conservatism, represented both the state and the fundamentalists who opposed Darwin’s theories.

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