Legacy, created in cooperation with the Family History and Church History Departments, highlights some of the remarkable history of the Church and shares incredible stories of members' faith, perseverance, hope, and inspiration.
Thomas L. Kane, a defender of women's rights and crusader for the abolition of slavery, became the most ardent defender of Mormons' religious liberty. Though not a Mormon, Kane became a great friend to Brigham Young. His intervention during the Utah War of 1857-58 prevented a potentially bloody conflict. Historian Matthew Grow discusses the life of this extraordinary man.