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United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

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To create a statue of Clarence Darrow to be placed on the courthouse lawn across from William Jennings Bryan was a way for Frudakis to complete the history.
At another point, a militant 1948 campaign address "places Truman alongside Stonewall Jackson, William Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln as a Populist" (145).
McGuire (1868-1923) was a Democrat in the Republican bastion of Syracuse, New York; he challenged and almost defeated Theodore Roosevelt for the office of governor, and his ideals influenced presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan as well as the platform of the Democratic party.
Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center* (Columbia, S.
22 (1906) William Jennings Bryan, the 1908 Democratic Presidential candidate, visited the Governor's Mansion in Jackson.
Less clear is the connection to William Jennings Bryan, although Doherty makes a fairly compelling case, noting that "[t]he two politicians' character, style, populist appeal, and most specifically their anti-imperialism mark them as kin.
Past speakers include Pauline Johnson and William Jennings Bryan.
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and on the Board of Counsel for the Dorn Veterans Affairs Research Institute of the William Jennings Bryan Dorn Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia, S.
Debs, William Jennings Bryan, and Grover Cleveland, and a section of primary sources like an excerpt from Mark Twain's Roughing It, a New York Times article on displays of wealth at a high-society ball; an article on the overcrowded, unsanitary conditions of poor residents in tenement buildings; Andrew Carnegie's writings about philanthropy; and the Sherman Antitrust Act.
The nine losing presidential candidates who Farris concludes made the greatest contributions to political change -- Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, William Jennings Bryan, Al Smith, Thomas Dewey, Adlai Stevenson, Barry Goldwater, George McGovern, and Ross Perot -- receive their own chapters, while Al Gore, John McCain, and John Kerry are discussed in one chapter, and others are described in the Appendix.
Mencken published his obituary for the left-wing populist, Christian fundamentalist, and three-time Democratic presidential nominee William Jennings Bryan in the Baltimore Evening Sun.
IN DESCRIBING THE LAND BOOM OF SOUTH FLORIDA IN THE 1920s, THREE-time Presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan once said, "Miami is the only city in the world where you can tell a lie at breakfast that will come true by evening" (Crossen 1).
Using the facts and insights derived from a day-to-day study of the way in which five major newspapers covered the meeting of the Democrats in Chicago in July 1896, Bensel takes the reader into the deliberations that resulted in the nomination of William Jennings Bryan for president as the candidate of free silver.
The author, emeritus professor of religion at Muhlenberg College (and a distant relative of William Jennings Bryan of the Scopes trial), states that "No words ever recorded have had more influence upon human affairs in more diverse ways than the words of the first three chapters of Genesis (ix).