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 noted cases,… read more

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 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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300828-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 2011 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 11, 2014 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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