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The Mormons

A four-hour exploration into the richness, the complexities and the controversies of the Mormons' story as told through interviews with members of the church, leading writers and historians, and supporters and critics of the Mormon faith.

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The faith's core tenets? Are Mormons Christians? What's the missionary program? more...


Timeline, people and events, the faith's origins, Utah statehood, and more...


Joseph Smith ... The Afterlife ... Why I am a Mormon ... Revelation ... Polygamy's Religious Context ... The Temple ... Mountain Meadows ... more

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Funding for FRONTLINE and American Experience is provided through the support of PBS viewers. Additional funding for FRONTLINE is provided by The Park Foundation. Additional funding for "The Mormons" is provided by Edward D. Smith, Steven J. and Kalleen Lund, Mr. and Mrs. Blake M. Roney, and others. A complete list is available from PBS.

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