Speaker: Gary Topping

SL10122: Authors meet the Critic

This discussion brings together scholars and thinkers to discuss two books: Gary Topping’s Leonard J. Arrington: A Historian’s Life and Polly Aird’s book about Peter McAuslan entitled Mormon Convert, Mormon Defector: A Scottish Immigrant in the American West, 1848-1861. Through the publication of his groundbreaking Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints …

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Author Meets Critics. The Mormon Quest for the Presidency

Author Meets Critics. The Mormon Quest for the Presidency This panel is a critical discussion of a just-published book, The Mormon Quest for the Presidency, co-authored by Newell G. Bringhurst and Craig L. Foster, which examines ten individuals with Mormon connections who ran for president of the United States. The first of these candidates was …

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