Event: Southwest Symposium 2007

SW07005: THE TETON DAM DISASTER AND THE LDS RESPONSE

Thirty years have passed since the collapse of eastern Idaho’s Teton Dam. Its failure released 80 billion gallons of water on the largely LDS population of the Upper Snake River Valley. The event, often referred to as “that day in June,” placed a spotlight on local Mormon leadership as it responded to the death and …

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