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KUED documentary a beautiful tribute to legendary pioneer woman Martha Hughes Cannon

July 19, 2012
source: Deseret News

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Wife, mother, medical doctor, state senator and national advocate for women’s rights — a Hillary Clintonesque, contemporary woman? No, Utah pioneer Martha Hughes Cannon, who walked behind a covered wagon to arrive in the Salt Lake Valley in 1861.

Continuing its tradition as “Utah’s best storyteller,” KUED will air “Martha Hughes Cannon,” on Sunday, July 22, at 8 p.m., in connection with the state’s Pioneer Day celebrations.

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