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For week ended October 17, 1999 Posted 24 Oct 1999
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VIPs preview film about Joseph Smith

Washington's elite turned-out for a reception and preview of the upcoming documentary, "American Prophet - The Story of Joseph Smith" on Wednesday night and to meet his successor, President Gordon B. Hinckley. The crowd included senators, House members, top business leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries.
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Generally positive review for new book about LDS Church (Mormon America: The Power and the Promise)

The new book by former Time reporter and author of the Mormons, Inc., Time article Richard Ostling and his wife has drawn a short review in the widely-used industry publication, Publisher's Weekly. PW is generally pleased with the book, saying that it is better than its cover makes it appear.

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LDS Books among those at auction (Morgan library to auction 5 first-edition books)

Some of the Morgan County Library's past early purchases have turned out to be good investments, as well as providing needed resources for the community. Five booksin particular, all first editions of notable works, have become valuable enough that the library no longer circulates them. Now the library has decided to sell these books, and use the proceeds to purchase cheaper editions of the same books that can be circulated.

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Arts & Entertainment News Briefs

BYU professor wins award for article on Willie and Martin Handcart Company
BYU student debuts in New York Broadway production of 'Les Miserables'
'Hot' artist uses Mormon images in lastest film
LDS Artist's current show called impressive
Terry Tempest Williams story excerpt used to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Brooke Williams' autobiographical book looks at his Mormon background
BYU Studies changing format
Dinner Theater presents version of LDS novel

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