Book Discussion on Brigham Young

John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in… read more

John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young (1801-1877). He talked about the role that Brigham Young assumed following the death of Mormonism’s founder, Joseph Smith, as Young led congregants of the church across the Rocky Mountains and established settlements in Utah. John Turner speaks on a panel that included Jeff Johnson, and Craig Foster at the Salt Lake City Public Library. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Floyd O'Neil Director Emeritus University of Utah->American West Center
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Book Discussion on Brigham Young

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2012

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  • Nov 11, 2012 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 2012 | 5:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2012 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2012 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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