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Title:
Twelve Angry Men
Annotation:
A young man is tried for murder, and 11 jurors are eager to convict him. But Juror Number 8 is not convinced of the defendant’s guilt and urges the other jurors to thoughtfully consider the evidence. A realistic portrayal of the criminal trial process. This play was adapted from the original teleplay (1954) and screenplay (1957).
Copyright:
2006
Original Copyright:
1955
Translator:
Author:
Reginald Rose
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Drama
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Topic:
  • Government and Politics
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Psychology/Sociology
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
  • HSS 10.2
  • HSS G 12.1
  • HSS G 12.2
  • HSS G 12.10
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