55 years ago today - Apr 12, 1965

An LDS student wrote a letter to the Utah Chronicle that Elder Benson "told a damned lie" when he instructed LDS general conference that Communists controlled the NAACP.

[Leon Johnson, "Benson Told A 'Damned Lie,'" Daily Utah Chronicle, 12 Apr. 1965, 2. From D. Michael Quinn, Ezra Taft Benson and Mormon Political Conflicts, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 26:2 (Summer 1992), also in Quinn, The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power Salt Lake City (Signature Books, 1994), Chapter 3.]

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