Clarence Darrow death anniversary marked by wreath-tossing ritual

Criminal defense lawyer Clarence Darrow is seen outside the White House in Washington, D.C., in this 1927 photo. (AP Photo)

March 13, 2013 10:33:02 AM PDT
The 75th anniversary of Clarence Darrow's death was observed Wednesday morning with a ritual wreath-tossing at the Darrow Memorial Bridge behind the Museum of Science and Industry.

Darrow was a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union.

He was also an attorney best known for defending Chicago killers Leopold and Loeb back in the early 1920s.


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