What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
30 years ago today - Feb 11, 1987
Interviews with forger/murderer Mark Hofmann begin at the Utah State Prison. Pursuant to a plea agreement Hofmann agrees to give details about his forgeries and two bomb murders. Before questioning begins Hoffman is given a NEW YORK TIMES story in which document expert Charles Hamilton proclaims Hofmann the "World's Greatest Forger" for having duped him and others. Hofmann scans the article then asks, "Don't you think he's just saying that, trying not to look so stupid?"