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The Blow-Hard Bias of Inherit the Wind | Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes

January 4, 2018

“…Inherit the Wind – Not History

The play (and the subsequent 1960 movie with Spencer Tracy) proved immensely popular at the time. However, there are some real problems with the events in the way the play presents them. While the broad points are the same, the play changes so many details that the authors acknowledged their play isn’t history. In the play’s preface they wrote:

Inherit the Wind is not history. The events which took place in Dayton, Tennessee, during the scorching July of 1925 are clearly the genesis of this play. It has, however, an exodus entirely its own…”

 

Source: The Blow-Hard Bias of Inherit the Wind | Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes

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