Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned

John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many… read more

John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many noted cases, including his representation of Tennessee teacher John Scopes, who taught evolution in a public school and was tried for his curriculum in the Scopes Monkey Trial. Mr. Darrow’s personal life was marked by bouts of depression and his legal career was almost ruined by an indictment for the bribing of a Los Angeles jury. Mr. Farrell responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned

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300828-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 2011
Last Aired:
May 11, 2014

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  • Aug 06, 2011 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 11, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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