The accused was a slight, frightened man who haddeliberately broken the law. His trial was a Romancircus. The chief gladiators were two great legalgiants of the century. Like two bull elephantslocked in mortal combat, they bellowed and roaredimprecations and abuse. The spectators sat uneasilyin the sweltering heat with murder in their hearts, barely able to restrain themselves. At stake wasthe freedom of every American. One of the mostmoving and meaningful plays of our generation. "atidal wave of a drama." -- New YorkWorld-Telegram And Sun
About the Author
Jerome Lawrence was an American playwright and author. Robert Edwin Lee was an American playwright and lyricist.