Cates is denounced by town leaders including the Rev. Drummond hammers home his point — that Cates, like any other man, demands the right to think for himself, and those citing divine support as a rationale to silence him are wrong.
His son was a friend and protege of Cates who drowned after developing a cramp while swimming. An influential newspaperman, E. Hornbeck throws him a Bible from Brady, stating "There are plenty in there.
That night, mocking crowds go by the jail and then to the hotel where Drummond is staying. The Reverend had said the child was damned to hell because he was not baptized. As he becomes increasingly hysterical, he suffers from a "busted belly", dying in the courtroom.
As court adjourns, Brady tries to give his speech but most ignore him outside of his wife and his opponents at the defense table — Cates, Rachel, Hornbeck, and Drummond. A staunch foe of evolution and a Biblical scholar, Brady will sit beside prosecuting attorney Tom Davenport, in the courtroom of Judge Coffey.
The judge admires Brady, addressing him as "Colonel," as the governor had given Brady an honorary commission in the state militia. Brown publicly rallies the townspeople against Cates and Drummond.
The town is excited because appearing for the prosecution will be Matthew Brady, a noted statesman and three-time presidential candidate. Plot[ edit ] In a small Southern town, a school teacher, Bertram Cates, is about to stand trial. Drummond is trying to decide how to present his defense without his witnesses and states that he needs a miracle.
Drummond objects to this; as a compromise the mayor makes him a "temporary colonel" for the duration of the trial. Brady is furious and tries to enter a speech into the record, but Drummond persuades the judge to disallow it as the trial has concluded.
This led to Cates abandoning the church, as he felt it was not fair that a child could not enter Heaven due to an action that was beyond his control. Drummond calls Brady himself to the witness stand.
Hornbeck of the Baltimore Herald, has persuaded Drummond to represent Cates, and ensured that his newspaper and a radio network will provide nationwide coverage of the case.References to Inherit the Wind, in fact, abound in academic publications outside the theatrical field, from journals concerning science, religion, and education—namely, Journal of General Education, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, English Journal, Contemporary Sociology, American Biology Teacher, Free Inquiry, Church & State—to.
Inherit the Wind is a Hollywood film adaptation of the play of the same name, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, directed by Stanley Kramer. Inherit the Wind March 31,pp. 61–69 Although the play was widely believed to be an accurate synopsis of the historical trial, often called the Trial of the Century, it grossly distorted the actual events of history.
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Inherit the Wind opened to glowing reviews, but ran into problems around the country, where theatres showing the film were picketed by religious fundamentalists convinced the picture was "anti-God." Fearing more protests, the distributor, United Artists, cut back its advertising budget to nearly nothing.Download