1925: Rice, Scientist, Will Aid Scopes Defense

William North Rice

Middletown, Conn., July 5 (AP)–Prof. William North Rice of Wesleyan University, geologist and churchman, has accepted an invitation of the American Civil Liberties Union, which is arranging for the defense of John Scopes in the evolution trial in Tennessee, to be a witness for the defense.

From The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), Monday, July 6, 1925.

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