50 years ago today - Apr 27, 1972

Apostle Boyd K. Packer calls Leonard J. Arrington into his office to advise him about how to appropriately write church history. Leonard J. Arrington's approach will prove to be more nuanced, with consideration of inside and outside sources and the perspectives of different disciplines in what will popularly become known as the New Mormon History.

[Chronology, in Confessions of a Mormon historian : the diaries of Leonard J. Arrington, 1971-1997, Gary James Bergera, editor, chronology by Joseph Geisner, and Lavina Fielding Anderson]

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