35 years ago today - Jun 22, 1988

At a Taylorsville, Utah, Regional Fireside Paul H. Dunn tells of a conversation with baseball great Mickey Mantle when the two of them participated in a celebrity golf tournament: ""ARE you telling me there is baseball in heaven?" Mickey Mantle asks Dunn, "If there isn't, I don't want to go," is the response Dunn tells audiences he gave Mantle.

Addam Swapp writes a nine-page letter from his jail cell justifying his bombing of The Kamas, Utah, LDS stake center. The letter ends: "For these and other reasons, the Lord did command me to blow up the Mormon church building. I did not do what I did out of hatred or malice towards these people. Me and my family pray for them continually. We have only wanted to be left alone." Prior to Swapp's bombing of the stake center and the stand-off where police officer Fred House is killed by Swapp's brother, Baura Kale had discussed religion with Addam Swapp and his father and had concluded that the apple hadn't fallen far from the tree. Baura was also a Shotokan Karate student under Fred House.

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