Edward J. LarsonNonfiction
Interviewed by: Barry Palevitz
Catalog Number: 20000802, 19990120
To mark the 75th anniversary of the Scopes Trial, historian Edward Larson talks about his 1998 Pulitzer Prize winning book Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate over Science and Religion. Edward Larson and science writer, Barry Palevitz discuss the new material cited in the book, as well as the myths built up about the trial in previous literature to uncover the real history of the Scopes Trial and its repercussions in the 21st century.
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