He was our own Clarence Darrow
. He practically gave up his life and career to fight Marcos.
In 1924, Clarence Darrow
defended Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, the teenage sons of wealthy Chicago families who were accused of killing a 14-year-old boy.
'He had delusions of adequacy.' Walter Kerr'He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.' Winston ChurchillI have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.' Clarence Darrow
Also known as the "Monkey Trial," attorneys William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow
, centered on the divide between the non-fundamentalists who saw religion as a primitive force impeding knowledge through science, and fundamentalists who found science in the Bible.
A statue of Clarence Darrow
, the lawyer who defended John T.
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.
It should bring a closer kinship, a better understanding, and a deeper sympathy for the wayfarers who must live a common life and die a common death." Clarence Darrow
, The Essential Words and Writings of Clarence Darrow
Laurence Luckinbill has been writing and acting in his own award-winning solo performances portraying four great Americans -- Lyndon Johnson, Clarence Darrow
, Teddy Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway -- for almost two decades.
Kevin Spacey cast the spotlight on an audience member when their phone rang during the opening night of Clarence Darrow
. He remained in character, turned to the audience, and said, "If you don't answer that, I will!" Who wanted to give their regards to Broadway?
The American defence lawyer Clarence Darrow
, when speaking about people fighting for justice, said: "Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails."
While defending John Scopes for violating Tennessee's Butler Act by teaching evolution, Clarence Darrow
proclaimed: "We have the purpose of preventing bigots and ignoramuses from controlling the education of the United States." Despite Darrow's efforts, bigots and ignoramuses still struggle for ascendancy within America's education system.
On one occasion, Patterson worked alongside the famous lawyer Clarence Darrow
(7) in defending Oscar S.