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Carthage Jail

Episode Summary

John and Bill are joined by their friend Chad Odom to tackle three misconceptions about the last few moments of Joseph Smith’s life. What actually happened that fateful day in Carthage Illinois?

Episode Notes

John and Bill are joined by their friend Chad Odom to tackle three misconceptions about the last few moments of Joseph Smith’s life. What actually happened that fateful day in Carthage Illinois?

Audio Credits:

"A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief" (the original tune sung by John Taylor at Carthage Jail), played on violin by Misha Stanley

Audio excerpts from the Doctrine and Covenants and the Book of Mormon, from the Church's official website, lds.org

Audio excerpt from the video "Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration (2005)", from the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Visual Resource DVDs, disc 3

Interview with historian and author Ted L. Gibbons, from the John Taylor DVD in the Living Scriptures Modern Prophets series, LivingScriptures.com

John Taylor's own account of his experience, read by Dan Thomas

"A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief" played by Ben Howington, MormonGuitar.com

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