Inherit The Wind
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Bert Cates was arrested for teaching evolution to his sophomore class. His girlfriend, Rachel Brown is torn between what her father believes, and what her boyfriend believes. Her father is a religious leader and he condemns Rachel and Bert. Cates was later found guilty and fined $100. But the moral victory went to Bert for his freedom of thought.
Scopes Monkey Trial
A famous trial in 1925 when John Scopes was arrested for teaching evolution to children. He was convicted, but the conviction was later reversed.