Biography: Brigham Young - Architect Of Faith
Brigham Young, the controversial nineteenth century leader of the Latter Day Saint movement, first made a name for himself when he led his followers from the prejudice and intolerance of Missouri and Illinois to a new home in Utah. Once there, he directed the creation of a thriving city where he wielded absolute authority for 30 years. In this penetrating profile,Bio explores the remarkable life of this famed pioneer from his childhood in New England to his battle against the federal government. Interviews with Mormon historians reveal how Young took control of the Mormon church and uncover the details of his personal life with his more than 50 wives and children.