Paul Reeve on the “Century of Black Mormons” Project (Part 1 & 2, Reissued)

Date: November 25, 2019 (Season 1, Episode 3 – Part 1: 23 min. & 44 seconds and Part 2: 21 min. & 23 seconds). Click here for Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 of the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. Are you interested in other episodes of Speak Your Piece? Click Here. The above image …

“The Elephant in the Room”: Utah Politics 1890s-1970s with Rod Decker (Part 1 & 2 Reissued)

Date: December 16, 2019 (Season 1, Episode 6 – Part 1: 30 min. & 0 sec. long and Part 2: 17 min. & 26 sec. long). Click here for Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 of the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above cropped photograph is of the 1966 Utah’s Republican Party Convention at …

Greg Smoak on His Book “Western Lands, Western Voices: Essays on Public in the American West”

Date: June 27, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 14: 59 minutes & 21 seconds long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. Are you interested in other episodes of Speak Your Piece? Click Here. The above photo is of two Plains Indians, part of an “Old West Show” performance group at the 1911 Utah State Fair …

Amy Barry, Stories from Utah’s Cemeteries Database (Part 1 & 2, Reissued)

Date: December 23, 2019 (Season 1, Episode 7 – Part 1: 25 min. & 3 sec. long and Part 2: 26 min. & 1 sec. long). Click here for Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 of the BuzzSprout versions of this Speak Your Piece two-part episode. The above cropped photograph is of Fort Douglas Cemetery (June 1963), one …

Rick Turley, 35 Years of LDS Church History (Part 1 & 2, Reissued)

Date: December 2, 2019 (Season 1, Episode 4 – Part 1: 31 min. & 18 sec. long and Part 2: 20 min. & 0 sec. long). Click here for the BuzzSprout Part 1 and Click here for BuzzSprout Part 2 of this episode. The above photograph is of the Church History Library (15 E. No. Temple St, SLC) completed and …

Brent Ashworth’s Personal Experiences with Mark Hofmann: Counterfeiter, Forger & Convicted Murderer

Date: June 15, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 13: 1 hour, 11 min. & 50 sec. long). Click here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above photograph is of Brent F. Ashworth holding up the house sign (“Haus Hofmann 2219”) that once hung outside of Mark and Dorie Hofmann’s SLC home. Are you interested in other …

Utah & 1900 US Census with Cartographer Brandon Plewe

Date: March 7, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 7: 59 min. & 28 sec. long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above photo is of two Chinese American men standing in SLC’s Plum Alley, circa 1907. Plum Alley (between 1st & 2nd So. and Main & State Streets) is one of the immigrant neighborhoods …

Utah & America’s “Downwinders” History with Mary Dickson

Date: April 11, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 12: 55 min. & 40 sec. long). Click here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above cropped photograph is of onlookers watching a nuclear detonation blast from the Nevada Test Site. Photo courtesy of the “Downwinders of Utah Archive,” J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. Are you …

Utah Women in World War I from the UHQ

Date: March 28, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 10: 52 min. & 8 sec. long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above photograph is of Maud Fitch (right), who is mentioned in this article, an ambulance driver during World War I, circa 1917-1919. Photo courtesy of the Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection. …

Historian John Sillito on the Irrepressible B. H. Roberts–Orator, Church Leader, Politician, Journalist, Public Intellectual and Mormon Historian

Date: April 27, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 11: 1 hour, 12 minutes & 49 seconds long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above photograph is of the LDS Church’s First Council of Seventy, circa 1896; (back row) B. H. Roberts, J. Golden Kimball and Rulon S. Wells, (front row) George Reynolds, Seymour B. …

Women Inventors in Utah Territory from the UHQ

Date: February 27, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 6: 50 min. & 56 sec. long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. The above photograph is not of Utah women; but a group of students in a Washington, D.C., normal school, circa 1890-1900, performing atmospheric pressure experiments. There are some late 19th c. images of Utah …

Why we need to tell and retell stories from America’s war camps

Words by Wendy Ogata | Photographs by Todd Anderson Marion Masada had a shocking story to tell about what happened to her as a girl at an Arizona concentration camp during World War II. But she kept it to herself for 12 years, telling it for the first time to a kind man she was dating. “I never told my …