55 years ago today - Sep 8, 1968

The Case Against Congress,' co-authored by LDS journalist Jack Anderson, is on the New York Times list of bestsellers. Other LDS (or raised-as-Mormon) authors on the list: Dian Thomas (1975, Roughing It Easy); Glen A. Larson (1978, co-author, Battle Star Galactica); Howard J. Ruff (1979, How To Prosper During the Coming Bad Years); Robert G. Allen (1980, Nothing Down; 1983, Creating Wealth); Roseanne Barr (1989, Roseanne); Stephen R. Covey (1990, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People); Jack Anderson and Dale Van Atta (1991, Stormin' Norman); Betty J. Eadie and Curtis Taylor (1993, Embraced By the Light); Deborah Laake (1993, Secret Ceremonies, for which she was promptly excommunicated); Roseanne Barr Arnold (1994, My Lives); Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill (1994, First Things First); Dave Wolverton (1994, The Courtship of Princess Leia); Richard Paul Evans (1995, The Christmas Box; 1996, Timepiece); Betty J. Eadie (1996, The Awakening Heart); Stephanie Meyer (Twilight series) and likely several others.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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