85. Mormon History Association Representatives

One guest was Kathyrn Daynes, current president of the Mormon History Association. 

The other was Paul Reeve, a member of the MHA Board. 

Both teach history, Daynes at BYU and Reeve at the University of Utah. They are both award winning authors. 

Daynes has written a book, More Wives than One

Reeve's book is Making Space on the Western Frontier: Mormons,. Miners, and Southern Paiutes.

We discussed the upcoming Mormon Historical Association Annual Conference including a number of the topics to be covered, the history of the MHA and how a typical Conference is conducted. 

Both guests commented on the difficulties of writing of historical papers and books.

Daynes shared her perspective on a number of points and issues in Mormon practice of plural marriage in the 19th century. 

We also discussed Reeve's research into the competing ethnicities in 19th century Mormon experience.     

Talk Show host: Van Hale, LDS

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