Airs Friday, August 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM on 90.3 WCPN
LA Theater Works: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
What was known as “The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial” reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society - debates that continue to this day.
Starring Ed Asner and John DeLancie.The show includes interviews with Ed Asner and playwright Peter Goodchild.