Not a contemporary recording, but there is a re-creation of part of
the exchange between Darrow and Bryan on one of the Edward R. Murrow
"I Can Hear It Now" records. Volume 3, I think. That might be useful
for the theatrical group, especially combined with some of the
newsreel footage,which is widely available.
At 1/31/2006 04:45 PM, Mike Csontos wrote:
>One of our museum members was asked by a local theatrical group about to
>present "Inherit the Wind" whether there were any sound recordings
>the Scopes trial, either the trial itself or broadcast reports of it.
>I found a million links to the trial on Google, but only one relating to
>sound recordings, on another list, with a few suggestions for research but no
>Does anyone have any information about the existence of actual contemporary
>recordings of the event?