Dr. Tom Stockmann
This scientist and physician becomes embroiled in a bitter conflict with his brother and ultimately with the entire town over a controversy surrounding the safety of the town's water system.
Mayor Peter Stockmann
This is the community leader of the town where he and his younger brother live.
This wife of the protagonist loves and supports her husband but fears that his outspokenness about the town's water supply with eventually harm her family.
This is the editor of the town's liberal newspaper.
This character owns the small printing business that prints the town's liberal newspaper.
This is an associate editor of the town's liberal newspaper and is exposed as a hypocrite when it is discovered that he has applied for the position of Secretary of the Magistrate.
This school teacher loses her position when she speaks out in...
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