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The unfolding story of polygamy in the United States

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

New PBS FrontLine Series on Mormons and Polygamy

From the much acclaimed American Experience and FrontLine series comes and history and documentary of the Mormon faith. From their web page--

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FRONTLINE, two of PBS' most acclaimed series, join forces to present The Mormons, a new documentary series about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In two, two-hour episodes, filmmaker Helen Whitney (John Paul II: The Millennial Pope and Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero) explores both the history and the current reality of the Mormon faith.

You can watch this series online for free at http://www.pbs.org/mormons/view/
or you can buy the DVD at http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=2657899

Three chapters might by of particular interest to you:

The Origins of Polygamy -- 1843

The Renunciation of Polygamy -- 1890

Those Who Still Practice Polygamy


Anonymous Rose said...

Thanks for pointing this out....Pretty intresting.....

12:59 PM  
Anonymous FamilyMan said...

I was wondering what you think of the series? Would you share that?

9:34 AM  
Blogger Angelia said...

very interesting lifestyle...

8:32 AM  
Blogger sarah said...

Just get government out marriage already. Why do we want government in control of marriage anyways? True equality can only come through government free marriage. The Mormons were the biggest victims of the violation of freedom of religion.

9:17 PM  
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