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

05/01/2007

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

101

Program Description

The Mormons begins with the turbulent early history of the Mormon faith, from Joseph Smith's astonishing visions and the creation of The Book of Mormon through the Mormons' contentious and sometimes violent confrontations with their neighbors and the founding and ultimate abandonment of three major religious communities in Ohio, Missouri and Illinois. The cycle of violence climaxed in 1844 in Nauvoo, Ill., when Smith was killed by an angry mob. Following Smith's death, Brigham Young led the faithful across the continent to the Great Salt Lake in what would become modern-day Utah, now the seat of the Mormon Church.

Duration

01:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part I,” 05/01/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A63612C2F694806A2AF67782A66E337.
MLA: “American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part I.” 05/01/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A63612C2F694806A2AF67782A66E337>.
APA: American Experience/ FRONTLINE Special; Mormons, The, Part I. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A63612C2F694806A2AF67782A66E337
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