Summarized by Kent Larsen
(Today's Highlights in History)
New York Times 27Jun00 N6
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- The Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith was
recognized in the New York Times' Today in History page and has also
been included on similar lists distributed by Reuters and by the
Associated Press. The Smith brothers will killed by a mob that
attacked the Carthage, Illinois jail that they were staying in.