Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail (1997)

Genres - History, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Religions & Belief Systems, Social History  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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In this video, Viewers learn more about how the Mormons settled part of the American West during their 19th century journey to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. The program explains how persecuted the Mormons felt and why they felt they must try to survive all of the hardships they encountered while searching for a place to worship freely as a community of believers. Award-winning actor Hal Holbrook hosts this intriguing story about their 1,300-mile journey that is brought to life with first-person accounts gleaned from some of the pioneers' diaries. Period photographs, sketches and artwork are also used to recreate this era of history



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