The Scopes Trial

Known as “The Monkey Trial,” the Scopes Trial put a national spotlight on the debate of teaching evolution in public schools. Author and University of Kansas… read more

Known as “The Monkey Trial,” the Scopes Trial put a national spotlight on the debate of teaching evolution in public schools. Author and University of Kansas professor Jeffrey Moran talked about the media sensation surrounding the trial and its ramifications.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lawrence, Kansas, from October 20-24, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Midco cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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The Scopes Trial

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Program ID:
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Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2018 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 2018 | 10:53am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 15, 2018 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2018 | 10:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
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