HISTORY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HISTORY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Living history: Ferguson pushed for women’s equality in frontier Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58251926-78/ferguson-utah-women-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58251926-78/ferguson-utah-women-lake.html.csp">Living history: Ferguson pushed for women’s equality in frontier Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eileen Hallet Stone</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:29:02.396-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long before Ellen Brooke Ferguson landed in Utah in 1876 she was imbued with the spirit of the American West and its women who were independent, frank, focused, and dedicated to women’s rights and family welfare. Born in Cambridge, England, Ferguson received a comprehensive education at home with private tutoring by university professors only to discover few vocations were open to women. In 1857, she married Dr. William Ferguson and, an avid pupil, studied medicine. In 1860, before the onset...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251926@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:29:02 MDT UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58242576-77/pauley-wooden-ucla-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58242576-77/pauley-wooden-ucla-basketball.html.csp">UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:21:46.751-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA’s storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood. The 49-year-old building containing precious artifacts from the Wooden era was renovated for $136 million less than two years ago. It has hosted some of college basketball’s grea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582425762014-07-30T23:21:46.751-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:21:46.751-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242576@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:21:46 MDT Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp">Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:52:01.72-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Visit the Museum of Natural History of Utah today! There’s a horse exhibit called “The Horse” open from July 21 to Jan. 4. It is on the third floor and down the left hall. (While you come to visit, you should check out The Sky Terrace on the fifth floor.) Visiting “The Horse” is fun because you get to see horse show awards, a movie about horses’ teeth, a movie about horses, a movie that shows horse skeletons and sculptures of horses. I learned some stuff about horses, such as: some of their r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232854@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:01 MDT BYU Football: Ranking the top-10 players of all-time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58225009-88/yards-byu-touchdowns-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58225009-88/yards-byu-touchdowns-iframe.html.csp">BYU Football: Ranking the top-10 players of all-time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:05:41.473-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Quarterback U” is the most common nickname for BYU, a factory that seems to perenially churn out guys like Ty Detmer, Jim McMahon, Robbie Boscoe, John Beck and Steve Young. However, BYU has also produced its share of great defensive players, skill position players and more, standing as an underrated school in terms of producing college and NFL talent. With that in mind, here’s our ranking of the 10 best BYU players of all-time, based on longevity and impact at the collegiate level, not necessar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:05:41 MDT Op-ed: Don’t oppose U.S. women’s museum, Sen. Lee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215787-82/women-history-utah-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215787-82/women-history-utah-museum.html.csp">Op-ed: Don’t oppose U.S. women’s museum, Sen. Lee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joyce Kinkead</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:01.975-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Several years ago, when I was working on a project to compile 19th century Utah schoolteachers’ narratives in a book, I found this quote from noted scholar Carolyn Heilbrun: “Women in the past have a dreadful tendency to disappear in a cloud of anonymity and silence.” Heilbrun felt that it was important to recover their voices and stories. I was also inspired by other scholars already at work recovering the voices and stories of Utah women: Claudia Bushman, Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, Lavina F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215787@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:01 MDT Krauthammer: Obama’s vacant presidency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224070-82/obama-putin-history-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224070-82/obama-putin-history-president.html.csp">Krauthammer: Obama’s vacant presidency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Krauthammer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T11:13:40.642-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The president’s demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of golf, fundraising and photo ops, it’s for some affectless, mechanical, almost forced public statement. Regarding Ukraine, his detachment — the rote, impassive voice — borders on dissociation. His U.N. ambassador, Samantha Power, delivers an impassioned...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224070@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:13:40 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T16:36:52.295-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine a TV series about a group of people sequestered in the middle of nowhere, secretly racing to build the ultimate weapon to end a war that has engulfed their planet. As millions are dying across their world, they’re desperate to perfect this weapon before the powers of evil do. Sounds like science fiction, but it’s science fact. It’s “Manhattan,” a new drama series about the Manhattan Project, which built the atomic bombs that ended World War II. “We sometimes talk about this story as a t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212057@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:36:52 MDT Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp">Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:59:12.415-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece of a new special exhibition called The Horse. The traveling exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, along with an additional exhibit examining the Ute-horse connection, opened to the public Monday and runs through Jan. 4. “The Horse is the largest, most artifact-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58200223@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:59:12 MDT Letter: Malicious cartoon distorts history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206845-82/cartoon-history-humorous-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206845-82/cartoon-history-humorous-lake.html.csp">Letter: Malicious cartoon distorts history</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.754-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">According to the Oxford Dictionary (and other sources) a cartoon is a humorous drawing, showing the features of its subject in a humorously exaggerated way; the emphasis being on humorous. The Salt Lake Tribune cartoonists need to be reminded of the humorous nature of their art. Almost every day I cringe when I see the malice and political intent behind the so-called cartoons published in the Salt Lake Tribune. This Sunday’s edition on the Opinion page took the prize, trying to “educate” the rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206845@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199542-78/ccc-utah-state-built.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199542-78/ccc-utah-state-built.html.csp">Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eileen Hallet Stone</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:24:46.198-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During this country’s Great Depression, thousands of banks failed, businesses shuttered, and cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. By 1932, more than 13 million people were unemployed. Unpaid credit swelled into foreclosures and repossessions. Farmers lost their land, equipment or both, and city folks their livelihood and homes. Shantytowns — “Hoovervilles” — sprung up. Breadlines formed. People rode the rails in search of work. Others took to the streets. Thousands took their own lives. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199542@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:24:46 MDT The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58171215-88/season-byu-cougars-bowl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58171215-88/season-byu-cougars-bowl.html.csp">The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T10:38:19.49-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The 1980 Cougars were in the middle of one of the best three year stretches in BYU history, finishing 11-1 amidst three seasons in 1979, 1980 and 1981 when the team went 34-4. The team lost its opener against New Mexico, but never looked back afterward, scoring at least 28 points in the next 11 games and at least 40 points per game in the last six games of the season. The Cougars finished with the best points, best offensive yardage and bess passing yardage per game average in c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171215@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:38:19 MDT World Cup: Germany wants history with title South America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178214-77/germany-argentina-cup-brazil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178214-77/germany-argentina-cup-brazil.html.csp">World Cup: Germany wants history with title South America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nesha Starcevic</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday’s final against Argentina. “We know we can write history,” Germany coach Joachim Loew said. “South Americans have always dominated on their continent and this is an extra incentive for us.” The geographical disadvantage is one of the few things going against Germany at the moment. The team has all the momentum after its 7-1 win over Brazil in the semif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581782142014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58178214@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:48:42 MDT Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp">Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:17:54.015-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Runnin’ Utes basketball program is as storied as any in the nation, with names like Peterson, Pimm, Gardner and Majerus echoing through college basketball’s coaching history. Behind 27 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Final Four appearances and one NCAA Championship, the Utes have had a host of legendary players as well. Here’s a ranking of the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time: 1. Keith Van Horn, 1993-1997, Small Forward Van Horn claims the top spot with the most decorated caree...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175130@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:17:54 MDT Utah man pleads guilty to removing dinosaur footprint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165621-78/ehlers-footprint-christensen-paleontological.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165621-78/ehlers-footprint-christensen-paleontological.html.csp">Utah man pleads guilty to removing dinosaur footprint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T22:52:38.373-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah man accused of stealing a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that was never recovered will pay just over $15,000 in restitution for his crime, but a federal prosecutor said Wednesday that there was no amount of money that could fix the damage done. “There’s nothing to restore,” U.S. Attorney for Utah Carlie Christensen said outside the federal court building. “There’s nothing to repair. It’s gone.” Jared Ehlers, 35, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Wednesday to one count of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:52:38 MDT World Cup: Germany and France have volatile Cup history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147458-77/germany-france-history-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147458-77/germany-france-history-cup.html.csp">World Cup: Germany and France have volatile Cup history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE DOUGLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.163-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • When Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer embarked on a series of hair-raising dashes out of his area in the second-round win over Algeria, it would have struck a chord with French football fans of a certain vintage. Thoughts no doubt returned to one of the most shocking collisions in World Cup history, which occurred in the 1982 semifinal between West Germany and France and involved another goalkeeper’s excursion off his line. Harald Schumacher’s airborne challenge on Patrick Batt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581474582014-07-03T22:50:11.163-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.163-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147458@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT The Root: Civil Rights Act turning point in nation’s racial history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145860-82/rights-black-racial-civil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145860-82/rights-black-racial-civil.html.csp">The Root: Civil Rights Act turning point in nation’s racial history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peniel Joseph</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Root</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T07:36:02.401-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. The comprehensive, landmark legislation outlawed, among many other things, racial segregation in public accommodations. Jim Crow, in both its more overt Southern and subtler Northern manifestations, was officially proscribed, although racial apartheid would continue in American schools, neighborhoods and the workplace until this day. Undoubtedly, Johnson and Congress deserve credit for passing this legislation, a fea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145860@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:36:02 MDT Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp">Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T14:00:54.037-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In “American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church,” author Alex Beam retraces the rise and fall of the charismatic and controversial founder of the LDS Church. Smith’s violent end, he says, galvanized his followers, spurred the settlement of the American West and launched an international Christian movement. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Beam joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss Smith’s life and legacy for both Mormon faithful and the nation. You can join the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:00:54 MDT Book examines pivotal moment in U.S. history — Joseph Smith’s murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58119497-78/smith-says-beam-joseph.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58119497-78/smith-says-beam-joseph.html.csp">Book examines pivotal moment in U.S. history — Joseph Smith’s murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T09:49:18.567-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On a muggy June afternoon in Carthage, Ill., exactly 170 years ago, a mob of men stormed up the stairs of a makeshift jail and murdered a Mormon prophet. That day — June 27, 1844 — is pivotal in LDS history, marking the end of the faith’s founding era and the beginning of its exile and exodus to Utah. But it merits no more than a footnote in most American history textbooks, says Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam. And that is unfortunate, says Beam, author of “American Crucifixion: The Murder of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58119497@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:49:18 MDT Brooks: Our loss of faith is disturbing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58122618-82/democracy-democratic-faith-historic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58122618-82/democracy-democratic-faith-historic.html.csp">Brooks: Our loss of faith is disturbing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T07:03:53.825-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 07:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the past few centuries, the Western world has witnessed a contest of historic visions. On the one side was the dream of the beautiful collective. Human progress was a one-way march toward socialism. People would liberate themselves from religion, hierarchy and oppression. They would build a new kind of society where equality would be the rule, where rational planning would replace cruel competition. On the other side was the dream of universal democracy. Human progress was seen as a one-way ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58122618@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:03:53 MDT The Tribune’s NBA Mock Draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58114571-77/history-strengths-forward-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58114571-77/history-strengths-forward-draft.html.csp">The Tribune’s NBA Mock Draft</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T16:28:36.46-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">1. Cleveland Cavaliers Andrew Wiggins, 6-8 200, small forward, Kansas Strengths • May be the best athlete in the draft. Has a chance to be special as a defender and all-around scorer. Has emerged as the favorite in the past week. History • Was considered one of the best high school players in the last decade. Has been compared to LeBron James, but reminds many of Tracy McGrady. 2. Milwaukee Bucks Jabari Parker, 6-9, 240, small forward, Duke Strengths • Is a supreme scorer in the mold of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58114571@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:28:36 MDT