S2 E8 - The History of Warsaw Illinois: Including the Mormon Period

Mormon Book Reviews Podcast by Steven Pynakker

Episode notes

On the latest episode of Mormon Book Reviews, Steven Pynakker discusses the book "The History of Warsaw Illinois: Including the Mormon Period" by Brian Stutzman. This is the first comprehensive history of Warsaw that has ever been written. Brian does a fantastic job detailing it's history and it helps provide the context for Warsaw's relationship with Nauvoo and the Church. In the Mormon period the book covers Thomas Sharp, the participants who killed Joseph Smith, the sham trial of the defendants, the bravery of Eliza Graham to testify at the trial and much more. Many of you will find the history of before and after the Mormon period interesting as well.

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