Perhaps also of interest is the radio play "The Great Tennessee Monkey
presented by L.A. Theater Works based on transcripts of the trial and
(particularly H.L.Menken) reportage.
Best wishes, Thomas Stern.
http://www.latw.org/Audio/detail.aspx?title=Great Tennessee Monkey
McCormick, Kathleen wrote:
>The trial was the first live radio broadcast from a trial but there was
>not recording made. William Jennings Bryan did record a number of other
>speeches some of which are available online at
><http://www.historicalvoices.org/earliest_voices/bryan.html> from the
>Vincent Voice Library (although none appear directly related to Scopes).
>The American Experience site has music clips for contemporary songs
>related to the trial
>Reference Archivist and
>Coordinator for the Oral History Program
>Special Collections - J. Murrey Atkins Library
>9201 University City Blvd
>Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
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>Subject: [ARSCLIST] Scopes Trial Sound Recordings
>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
>Does anyone have any information about the existence of actual
>recordings of the event?