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1856 Mormon Tale

  • Aired: 06/30/2008
  • 15:36
  • Rating: TV-G
The tattered pages of an 1856 anonymously authored book titled "Female Life Among the Mormons" claim to be the personal memoirs of a wife of a Mormon elder. In it, the author claims to have witnessed a shocking, immoral culture of violence, polygamy, sexual depravity and brainwashing. Who wrote this book and is it in face a true account of Mormon life?
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