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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring John West on the Legacy of the Scopes “Monkey” Trial

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. John West discusses the Scopes “Monkey” Trial and how its legacy lives on in our culture today, almost ninety years later. The famous — and often misunderstood — 1925 trial of John T. Scopes, who was prosecuted for teaching human evolution, is commonly brought up in current debates as a way to defame scientific arguments against Darwinism. But today, as we’ve seen in recent threats to academic freedom, it’s Darwin’s defenders who seek legal means to silence doubters in the classroom. Listen in!

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Alleged, pt. 3: Recreating History, Hollywood Style

On this episode of ID The Future, Dr. John West goes “on the set” for an interview with filmmaker Fred Foote, writer and producer of the new feature-length drama Alleged, which seeks to tell the real story behind the infamous Scopes “monkey trial” in Dayton, Tennessee. In this final part of a three-part interview, Fred Foote discusses what it was like producing a film about one of the most famous trials in American history.

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Alleged, pt. 2: Debunking the Biggest Myths about the Scopes Trial

On this episode of ID The Future, Dr. John West goes “on the set” for an interview with filmmaker Fred Foote, writer and producer of the new feature-length drama Alleged, which seeks to tell the real story behind the infamous Scopes “monkey trial” in Dayton, Tennessee. In this second part of a three-part interview, Fred Foote discusses the biggest myths about the Scopes trial that he hopes his film will shatter.

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Alleged, pt. 1: The Story Behind the New Film that Seeks to Replace Inherit the Wind

On this episode of ID The Future, Dr. John West goes “on the set” for an interview with filmmaker Fred Foote, writer and producer of the new feature-length drama Alleged, which seeks to tell the real story behind the infamous Scopes “monkey trial” in Dayton, Tennessee. In this first part of a three-part interview, Fred Foote discusses what inspired him to do a new film on the Scopes trial.