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106: Who is Cleon Skousen?

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Clay leads a conversation with Heather and Mithryn about Cleon Skousen. References: Cleon Skousen’s Wikipedia page Cleon Skousen’s FBI File McKeever, Bill – W. Cleon Skousen – The Man Behind Glenn Beck Wilentz, Sean – Confounding Fathers Zaitchik, Alexander – Meet the man who changed Glenn Beck’s life Links: Round Table Review of The Naked(…)

77: Who is Jane Elizabeth Manning James?

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Heather and Clay sit down with Dr. Ronald Coleman to discuss the life of Jane Elizabeth Manning James. Dr. Coleman is an associate professor of History in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Utah. References: Coleman, Ronald G. – “Is There No Blessing For Me?” Jane Elizabeth Manning James, A Mormon African American(…)

65: Who is Ezra Taft Benson (and what is the John Birch Society)?

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Clay hosts a discussion with Greg, Matt and Heather about the 13th President of the LDS church: Ezra Taft Benson. Main Source: Quinn, D. Michael — Ezra Taft Benson and Mormon Political Conflicts Other Sources: Benson, Reed & Shari Dew — Benson, Ezra Taft – The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Benson, Steve — Drawing the Line(…)

54: Who are James J. Strang and the Strangites

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Clay and Brandt sit down with John Hamer to discuss the curious case of James Strang and is break-off Mormon sect, The Strangites. References Vickie Cleverley Speek — God Has Made Us a Kingdom Riegel — Crown of Glory–The Life of James J. Strang, Moses of the Mormons Book of the Law of the Lord(…)

45: Who is Mark Hofmann? The Truth Behind the Salamander Letter Bombings (Part 3)

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Troy, Amy, and Clay wrap up their discussion about Mark Hofmann and the Salamander Letter Bombings. They discuss the forgeries and events that lead to Hofmann’s capture; outline the events of his prosecution; and discuss the implications of Mark Hofmann’s actions on individuals as well as the church in general. ***Correction: Brent Ashworth was the(…)

38: Who is Mark Hofmann? The Truth Behind the Salamander Letter Bombings (Part 2)

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Troy hosts with Amy and Clay as they discuss Mark Hofmann’s continued forgeries and dealings with the LDS church and church members. Two more controversial documents are discussed in detail, the Josiah Stowell letter, and the infamous Salamander Letter. The depth of Mark Hofmann’s deceitfulness is outlined and his nefarious murders are discussed – the(…)