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The Mormon Church #174431

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The re-enactment by the Mormons of the westward trek 150 years ago that led the group to Utah reported; scenes shown of the wagon train.

(Dallas: Peggy Wehmeyer) The growth of the American-born religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints examined; details given of the church's assets overseen from Salt Lake City and of some of the beliefs. [LDS president Gordon HINCKLEY - outlines what the church offers.] [Mormon Brent ROMNEY, Mormon scholar professor Jan SHIPPS, Mormon Ella ROMNEY - explain the attraction of the family-oriented church.] Radical Mormon beliefs and the church's success cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Wehmeyer, Peggy

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