Counselor Hugh B. Brown wrote that Reed Benson "is entirely out of order, does not represent the Church's position, although he claims to do so because his father [Ezra Taft Benson] has the position he has . . ."
[Hugh B. Brown to Ernest Cook, 22 Nov. 1963. 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.]