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To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee's 1960 novel about justice in a small southern town during the Depression. Of particular interest for reader of Inherit the Wind are the courtroom scenes, as well as the attitudes of the townspeople.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, Lawrence and Lee's 1970 drama that focuses on the right of another individual to think.

John T. Scopes, the historical person behind the Inherit the Wind's Bert Gates, published an autobiography in 1967 (written with James Presley) titled, Center of the Storm.

L. Sprague deCamp wrote an account of the events of that hot July, 1925, in The Great Monkey Trial published by Doubleday in 1968.

Irving Stone's riveting biography, Clarence Darrowfor the Defense, Doubleday, 1941, provides a compelling portrait of the best-known lawyer of the early part of the twentieth century.

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