“First Presidency Announces Conference Dates,” Ensign, Oct. 1973, 86
General sessions of the 144th semiannual general conference of the Church will begin Friday, October 5, and continue through Sunday, October 7. The priesthood session will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 6.
Prior to the general conference of the Church, Relief Society sisters from all over the world will gather for the annual Relief Society general conference October 3 and 4, to be conducted by Belle S. Spafford, General President of Relief Society.
Special Sunday School conference sessions will be held October 4 and 5. The Thursday sessions will be departmental workshops and the Friday session will be evening general meeting.
The schedule for worldwide radio and television coverage of conference sessions has been sent to Church leaders. A conference audience of several million listeners and viewers is expected to participate in the spirit of the sessions.
President Harold B. Lee will preside over the conference, assisted by Presidents N. Eldon Tanner and Marion G. Romney.