Inherit the Wind

by: Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

Plot Overview Quick Quiz

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What outcome of the case do the residents of Hillsboro generally support?

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Who does Matthew Brady ask to testify against Bertram Cates, to Cates’s dismay?

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What witnesses does Drummond attempt to call to the stand before the judge rules their testimony inadmissible?

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What kind of sentence does the mayor ask the judge to pass on Cates?

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Who has a mental breakdown and dies of a “busted belly” after the trial’s conclusion?