19: The Chambers of the Lord


    Robin Jensen is a historian and archivist with the Joseph Smith Papers. Robin discusses the conditions leading up to the so-called Utah War, the political climate of the day, and the aftermath. We explore the Saints’ preparations to burn Salt Lake City to the ground before federal troops could occupy the city.

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