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History of Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah in the late 1800s

Salt Lake City, Utah in the late 1800s

Salt Lake City, Utah
Sunday, June 8, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. The weekend of June 7-9 we feature the history of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hosted by our Comcast cable partners, we visited the Japanese American Archives, the Utah State Capitol, and the Fort Douglas Military Museum. We learned the history of the Great Salt Lake, and about the lives of Mormons Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff and Joseph Smith. We also heard the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and interviewed Utah Governor Gary Herbert. 

Updated: Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 3:51pm (ET)

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