Scopes trial trivia.

Author:Doerr, Edd
Position:Letters - Letter to the editor

Regarding the Clarence Darrow statue in Dayton, Tennessee ("Reason in Bronze," J/A 2017): Sixty years ago my wife and I lived in Bogota, Colombia, where I taught school and she worked at the Universidad de los Andes with Dr. Fran R. Hunter--the son of the author of the biology textbook used by John T. Scopes. I recall Hunter telling us how Darrow wanted his father to be a witness at the Scopes trial and how he and Hunter Sr. had traveled by...

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