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PBS American Experience: Scopes’ Monkey Trial "Fake News"

Presented by Big Ten Alumni Club Of Colorado Springs at PPLD -Library 21c, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 22 2017
PBS American Experience: Scopes’ Monkey Trial “Fake News” presented by Big Ten Alumni Club Of Colorado Springs at PPLD -Library 21c, Colorado Springs CO

The 1960 Hollywood drama has its version with only the names and all of the facts changed. That is our starting point.

The PBS documentary “Monkey Trial” shines a new light on the 1925 Tennessee trial on the teaching of evolution in public schools.

In this three event series we will be looking at the Scopes trial from a dramatic, vs. documentary vs. academic history book angle. Each author has a different axes to grind. Who is right?

Our first event will feature the award winning Spence Tracy 1960 movie “Inherit the Wind”. The next two events will feature the PBS documentary “Monkey Trial” and we

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1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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