William Jennings Bryan | Critical Essay by Walter Lippmann

This literature criticism consists of approximately 13 pages of analysis & critique of William Jennings Bryan.
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Critical Essay by Walter Lippmann

SOURCE: “H. L. Mencken,” in Men of Destiny, The Macmillan Company, 1927, pp. 45-60.

In the following essay, Lippmann refutes Bryan's notions regarding the teaching of evolution.

During the Dayton trial there was much discussion about what had happened to Mr. Bryan. How had a progressive democrat become so illiberal? How did it happen that the leader of the hosts of progress in 1896 was the leader of the hosts of darkness in 1925?

It was said that he had grown old. It was said that he was running for President. It was said that he had the ambition to lead an uprising of fundamentalists and prohibitionists. It was said that he was a beaten orator who had found his last applauding audience in the backwoods. And it was said that he had undergone a passionate religious conversion.

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