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National Geographic on FLDS

AIR DATE: February 19, 2010

The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has several towns established in Nevada, Utah and Texas. The normally secretive group gave National Geographic unprecedented access to dispel the idea that the polygamous group was a cult. They claim, of course, to be the true descendants of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young. We talk with the reporter who investigated the FLDS for the magazine.

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Why is it various organizations, be it religious, governmental, or institutional, only provide self illumination after a spotlight has illuminated what the organization will now claim to be an anomaly compared to normal behavior? How many times is that pint of snake water going to be sold?
Gregory MorganFeb 14, 2010 02:37:50 AM
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