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Inherit the Wind

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October 11, 2013

420 S. Sixth St.
Springfield, IL 62701
217-523-2787

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In the 1950s, playwrights Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, recognized a parallel to the anti-intellectual fervor of the anti-evolutionists to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti-communist Senate hearings to root out Communism in America, especially in the film and theatre communities. Lawrence and Lee chose the Scopes ‘”Monkey Trial” to explore the clash between fundamentalists and intellectuals, to make the point that man has the right to think.

INHERIT THE WIND is not meant to be taken as literal historical fact. The authors us...

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