PBS NewsHour

Mormon Church grapples with origins and polygamy

Clip: Season 2014 | 6m 21s

Aspects of early Mormon history have been discussed and debated, but never officially by the church itself until now. The Mormon Church has been releasing essays that acknowledge that their founder, Joseph Smith, engaged in polygamy. Kristine Haglund, editor of “Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought,” joins Jeffrey Brown for a look at how the issue of polygamy factors in contemporary Mormonism.

Aired: 11/11/14

Rating: NR

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