In Missouri, where the battle for control of the science curriculum has been raging, public officials have been afforded a special screening of a documentary-style film advocating on behalf of "intelligent design," the term for a view that the universe is too complex not to have been fashioned by a higher power. The movie, released to the general public April 18, claims serious scientists have been ostracized for questioning the tenets of evolution.

In "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," Ben Stein, a former speechwriter for President Richard Nixon, interviews scientists who say they have been blackballed for acknowledging intelligent design as a


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