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.
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Research Article| February 01 2020
The Long & Lingering Shadow of the Scopes Trial
RANDY MOORE is a Professor of Biology and H.T. Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Minnesota, Department of Biology Teaching & Learning, Minneapolis, MN 55438; e-mail: RMoore@umn.edu.
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 81–84.
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Randy Moore; The Long & Lingering Shadow of the Scopes Trial. The American Biology Teacher 1 February 2020; 82 (2): 81–84. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.81
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