The Great Venice Assembly
Jun, 1905
In July 1905 Clarence Darrow participated as a speaker in Venice California at the "Venice Assembly" a two month series of educational presentations given by eminent men and women. Earl Rogers, a famous criminal defense lawyer in California who would help defend Darrow in 1912 and 1913 during his bribery trials also participated in the speaking series in Venice. From the Los Angeles Herald, June 25, 1905, Page 12. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042462/1905-06-25/ed-1/seq-28/