- Byron Johnson is a retired Idaho Supreme Court Justice and defense attorney. He has had a life-long interest in the Haywood Trial.
"The thing that struck me the most, the more I studied the original confession, was that on the first page Harry Orchard lied twice."
- Katherine Aiken is Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Idaho. Her latest book is Idaho's Bunker Hill: The Rise and Fall of a Great Mining Company, 1885-1925.
"When the rubber hit the road, this group of Idaho farmers was willing to deliver a verdict of Not Guilty, when that didn't happen at Haymarket or numbers of other places. Idahoans' sense of fair play, I think, enters into this."
- David Grover is an historian and writer who has written several books, including Debaters and Dynamiters: The Story of the Haywood Trial.
"Darrow... seemed to violate so many of his own precepts. He said, I won't ever let a Scotchman sit on a jury. Well, he let two of them, and they were both for him all the way through."