Scopes Trial Anniversary/ Teaching Evolution

Guests: Edward J. Larson Author (Pulitzer Prize Winner), Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, (Harvard University Press, 1997) Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute www.discovery.org Professor, History and Law University of Georgia Athens, Georgia Kenneth R. Miller Author, Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution, (Cliff Street Books/ HarperCollins, 1999) Professor, Biology Brown University Providence, Rhode Island Michael J. Behe Author, Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution, (Free Press, 1996) Professor, Biochemistry Lehigh University Bethlehem, Pennsylvania In 1925, John Scopes was tried for teaching the theory of evolution in a Tennessee public school. Join Ira Flatow and Pulitzer Prize winning author Edward Larson in this hour for a look back at the trial on its 75th anniversary, and at the ongoing battle over teaching evolution in the public schools. Plus, a talk with Michael Behe, author of Darwin's Black Box, about his theory of intelligent design.

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