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Ahead of 'September Dawn,' Mormon Church revisits dark period: In response to the new movie, the church sheds light on the 1857 Mountain Meadows massacre.

Date: August 24, 2007
Author: Ben Arnoldy
QUOTE: But Bylund also received death threats from Mormons unhappy with the effort. And when a backhoe accidentally dug up a shovel full of bones, distrust of the church flared among victims' relatives. Finally, at the dedication ceremony, Mr. Hinckley offered words of healing to the descendants, but punctuated them with a legalistic disclaimer of any church responsibility.

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