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Introductions to books can be revealing, though not necessarily in the way the author intends Take The Great Trials of the TwentiesWhy do the authors have to tell you what s in a non fiction book and why it matters Maybe because if you don t finish the book, you at least know what they were trying to do Seems defeatist On the other hand, I could use the help when I read oblique fiction or especially poetry But they usually don t have introductions.Well, anyway, this is a textbook about some legal cases you ve mostly heard of Sets out the facts in an evenhanded way Avoids controversial conclusions Some worthwhile background, such as the argument for putting John Scopes on trial But not my idea of casual reading Few if any anecdotes, and even the dictionary contains humor. {E-pub} Ú The Great Trials of the Twenties: The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms ä S America Was At Peace At Home And Abroad But Issues Facing The Nation Were Highlighted By A Series Of Trials Including Baseball S Black Sox, Al Capone, John T Scopes, Sacco And Vanzetti, Leopold And Loeb, And The Court Martial Of Billy Mitchell Americans Will Find This Book On Trials Of The Roaring Twenties Provocative Great Trials Begins With An Extensive Introduction Describing The Setting Of That Tumultuous Decade, And Follows With An In Depth Examination Of Trials, Touching On Nearly Every Facet Of American Life Each Case Is A Fascinating Story, And The Fierce Jousts In These Courtrooms Impart To The Reader Both How Different Things Once Were, And How Much The Nature Of Argumentative Individuals Has Remained Exactly The Same