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U.S. high-school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre
(Scopes Trial or Monkey Trial)
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, the schoolteacher, was not a prisoner of his conscience.
The Scopes Monkey Trial 2.0: It’s Not About the Stupid Science-Deniers
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