Rewatch the 1960 Film ‘Inherit the Wind’

Everything old is new again and students are caught in the whirlwind

Fay Wylde
Politically Speaking
9 min readMar 7

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Photo by Raychel Sanner on Unsplash

In 1925, in Tennessee, a high school teacher was put on trial for teaching what he wasn’t supposed to teach. That story is told in the 1960 film “Inherit the Wind.”

In the 1920s, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas, and (oh what a surprise) Florida…

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Fay Wylde
Politically Speaking

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