20: Handwriting on the Wall


    Chad Orton is a curator with the Historic Sites Division of the Church History Department. Chad is also the co-author of The Journals of George Q. Cannon: Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854. In this week’s episode Chad helps us understand the Church’s efforts to improve it’s image in U.S. newspapers. We also discuss Joseph Smith’s prophecy of civil war in the United States.

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