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American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part II

05/01/2007

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Series
American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special
Program
Mormons, The, Part II
Program Number

102

Program Description

Part II of The Mormons looks at the contemporary realities of the Mormon church. Whitney explores the massive missionary program, how the church has entered the mainstream of American culture, the intricacies of Mormon theology and ritual, and the excommunication of those who challenge church doctrine or who do not follow its teachings. The Mormons traces the Latter-day Saints' transformation in recent decades from the status of outcasts to mainstream players in U.S. politics and culture, and into a global religion with as many as 240,000 converts annually, thanks to the efforts of Mormon missionaries.

Duration

01:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part II,” 05/01/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_14B108AABBDB40CDBCA7AD53D40AB45A.
MLA: “American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part II.” 05/01/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_14B108AABBDB40CDBCA7AD53D40AB45A>.
APA: American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_14B108AABBDB40CDBCA7AD53D40AB45A
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