40 years ago today - May 23, 1983

Newspapers reveal that Apostle Mark E. Petersen is leading the inquisition against Mormons who have written articles for independent publications 'Sunstone' and 'Dialogue.' Although stake presidents nationally are instructed to interview such contributors, BYU faculty members are the focus of special attention. When the First Presidency learns of this, second counselor Gordon B. Hinckley tells apostles to stop this investigation immediately.

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

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