Clarence Darrow: The Creation of an American Myth

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Contents
Series Forewordix
Forewordxiii
Part I. CLARENCE DARROW
Introduction3
1. The Making of a Nonconformist11
2. Schoolmaster of the Courtroom29
3. The Old Lion: Defending Leopold and Loeb61
4. Educating the Masses: Darrow in Tennessee85
5. Speaking for the Poor and Weak113
6. Verdicts Out of Court: Darrow as Lecturer and Writer141
Part II. COLLECTED SPEECHES
Speech in Self-Defense, Los Angeles, 1912155
Speech in Defense of Leopold and Loeb, Chicago, 1924167
Speech at Scopes Trial, Dayton, Tennessee, 1925199
Speech at Sweet Trial, Detroit, 1926219
Speech at Massie Trial, Honolulu, 1932253
Eulogy of John P. Altgeld, Chicago, 1902267
Address to Prisoners in Cook County Jail, Chicago, 1902271

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • Series Foreword ix
  • Foreword xiii
  • I- Clarence Darrow 1
  • Introduction 8
  • 1- The Making of a Nonconformist 11
  • 2- Schoolmaster of the Courtroom 29
  • 3- The Old Lion 61
  • Educating the Masses- Darrow in Tennessee 85
  • 5- Speaking for the Poor and Weak 113
  • 6- Verdicts out of Court 141
  • II- Collected Speeches 153B
  • Speech in Self-Defense Los Angeles, 1912 155
  • Speech in Defense of Leopold and Loeb Chicago, 1924 167
  • Speech at Scopes Trial - Dayton, Tennessee, 1925 199
  • Speech at Sweet Trial - Detroit, 1926 219
  • Speech at Massie Trial Honolulu 1932 253
  • Eulogy of John P. Altgeld Chicago, 1902 267
  • Address to Prisoners in Cook County Jail Chicago, 1902 271
  • Chronology of Speeches 285
  • Bibliography 297
  • Index 325
  • About the Author 329
  • Great American Orators 331
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