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On This Day – 11 September

Posted on: Wed 11 Sep 2019

On This Day;

In 1857, Mormon guerrillas, stoked by resentment of decades of public abuse and federal interference, murdered 120 emigrants at Mountain Meadows, Utah.

The Mormons, working with the native Paiute Indians, convinced the emigrants to surrender arms, and quickly opened fire on the wagon train.

Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to explain more about this bizarre event in history.

Produced by Zak Stuart
Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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