David O. McKay http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ David O. McKay en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:43:38 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 'Visible as a beacon': Oakland Temple celebrates 50th year of service http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602115/Visible-as-a-beacon-Oakland-Temple-celebrates-50th-year-of-service.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602115/Visible-as-a-beacon-Oakland-Temple-celebrates-50th-year-of-service.html The Oakland California Temple, dedicated in 1964, is in its 50th year of service. Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT Reader voices: Memories of the Golden Toaster chapel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598721/Reader-voices-Memories-of-the-Golden-Toaster-chapel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598721/Reader-voices-Memories-of-the-Golden-Toaster-chapel.html Rhea Smith shares memories of the Golden Toaster chapel in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including when the chapel was... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 05:00:00 MDT Picturing history: London England Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639971/Picturing-history-London-England-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639971/Picturing-history-London-England-Temple.html The London England Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is situated about 25 miles south of London in... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT President Thomas S. Monson: 'Welcome to Conference' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587741/President-Thomas-S-Monson-Welcome-to-Conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587741/President-Thomas-S-Monson-Welcome-to-Conference.html President Thomas S. Monson opens 183rd Semiannual General Conference Sat, 05 Oct 2013 10:25:00 MDT 'Treasures of the Collection' exhibit features LDS Church presidents http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587257/Treasures-of-the-Collection-exhibit-features-LDS-Church-presidents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587257/Treasures-of-the-Collection-exhibit-features-LDS-Church-presidents.html Visitors to the Church History Library can view documents, photographs and other items related to the lives and ministries of... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:20:03 MDT 50 years later does JFK's Tabernacle speech still resonate? (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587107/50-years-later-does-JFKs-Tabernacle-speech-still-resonate-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587107/50-years-later-does-JFKs-Tabernacle-speech-still-resonate-photos.html President John F. Kennedy considered a speech he gave in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on this day 50 years ago among the best of... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:15:00 MDT Polynesian Cultural Center celebrating 50th anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585994/Polynesian-Cultural-Center-celebrating-50th-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585994/Polynesian-Cultural-Center-celebrating-50th-anniversary.html The Polynesian Cultural Center is celebrating its 50 anniversary with a gathering of several thousand alumni and friends for... Sat, 07 Sep 2013 17:05:00 MDT Picturing history: Hyde Park chapel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634995/Picturing-history-Hyde-Park-chapel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634995/Picturing-history-Hyde-Park-chapel.html In 1954, Clifton Kerr, president of the British Mission, received directions from President David O. McKay to find property... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz have new D-League affiliation with Bakersfield Jam http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583152/Utah-Jazz-have-new-D-League-affiliation-with-Bakersfield-Jam.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583152/Utah-Jazz-have-new-D-League-affiliation-with-Bakersfield-Jam.html The NBA and its Development League announced today that the Jazz will be affiliated with the Bakersfield Jam for the 2013-14... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 18:10:17 MDT Book review: 'Dance with the Bear' documents Utah businessman's life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580227/Book-review-Dance-with-the-Bear-documents-Utah-businessmans-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580227/Book-review-Dance-with-the-Bear-documents-Utah-businessmans-life.html "Dance with the Bear: The Joe Rosenblatt Story," written by Joe's oldest son, Norman, documents the life of an... Sat, 18 May 2013 15:00:00 MDT Book review: 'Choosing Motherhood' is a look at the role of moms, successful women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577561/Book-review-Choosing-Motherhood-is-a-look-at-the-role-of-moms-successful-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577561/Book-review-Choosing-Motherhood-is-a-look-at-the-role-of-moms-successful-women.html Often women put off their career for motherhood, or the other way around. This compilation of essays in "Choosing Motherhood"... Sun, 05 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT In Our Lovely Deseret: The ideal is the greatest reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578160/The-ideal-is-the-greatest-reality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578160/The-ideal-is-the-greatest-reality.html As mortals we need ideals to follow, something greater than ourselves to seek after. The world offers us nothing. Truth is... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT ESPN NBA insider Chad Ford speaks at LDS International Society conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577786/ESPN-NBA-insider-Chad-Ford-speaks-at-LDS-International-Society-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577786/ESPN-NBA-insider-Chad-Ford-speaks-at-LDS-International-Society-conference.html Chad Ford, who doubles as a sportswriter covering the NBA and international basketball for ESPN, decided as a young man to... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:20:00 MDT Elder L. Tom Perry: 'Obedience to Law Is Liberty' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626342/Elder-L-Tom-Perry-Obedience-to-Law-Is-Liberty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626342/Elder-L-Tom-Perry-Obedience-to-Law-Is-Liberty.html In a world where the moral compass of society is faltering, the restored gospel of Jesus Christ never wavers, nor should its... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:30:00 MDT General conference through the years is different but the same http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577235/General-conference-through-the-years-is-different-but-the-same.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577235/General-conference-through-the-years-is-different-but-the-same.html Although the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will look and feel decidedly... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:40:00 MDT More than 70 countries are represented on one college campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html BYU-Hawaii is the most diverse college campus in the nation with students from more than 70 countries represented at the... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT What's new: Book celebrates history of Polynesian Cultural Center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571838/Whats-new-Book-celebrates-history-of-Polynesian-Cultural-Center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571838/Whats-new-Book-celebrates-history-of-Polynesian-Cultural-Center.html A new book by Laura F. Willes celebrates the history of the Polynesian Cultural Center and its mission to preserve the... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST LDS Church designates representatives for presidential inauguration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570368/LDS-Church-designates-representatives-for-presidential-inauguration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570368/LDS-Church-designates-representatives-for-presidential-inauguration.html When Barack Obama takes the oath of the office of the president of the United States for his second term on Jan. 21, two... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:45:00 MST 'Shine!' is a powerful book for young women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570304/Shine-is-a-powerful-book-for-young-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570304/Shine-is-a-powerful-book-for-young-women.html Sister Dalton emphasizes several times throughout the book that all young women are children of God. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST 'A Reel Legacy' tells story of LDS Church's early film efforts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567398/A-Reel-Legacy-tells-story-of-LDS-Churchs-early-film-efforts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567398/A-Reel-Legacy-tells-story-of-LDS-Churchs-early-film-efforts.html The LDS Church's early pioneer efforts in film are a little known history, one filled with sacrifice, dedication, hard work... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 05:00:00 MST DVDs: LDS Church presidents George Albert Smith and David O. McKay featured in documentary two-pack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563881/DVDs-LDS-Church-presidents-George-Albert-Smith-and-David-O-McKay-featured-in-documentary-two-pack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563881/DVDs-LDS-Church-presidents-George-Albert-Smith-and-David-O-McKay-featured-in-documentary-two-pack.html Family-friendly and faith-promoting, the re-released two-pack set of DVD documentaries on the life of LDS Church Presidents... Sun, 07 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Reader voices: My early memories of the LDS Church in the United Kingdom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560058/Reader-voices-My-early-memories-of-the-LDS-Church-in-the-United-Kingdom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560058/Reader-voices-My-early-memories-of-the-LDS-Church-in-the-United-Kingdom.html A personal story describing the excitement of the early days in the LDS Church in England and some of the spiritual... Sun, 05 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Sharing the gospel with our talents http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586394/Sharing-the-gospel-with-our-talents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586394/Sharing-the-gospel-with-our-talents.html "It becometh every man who hath been warned to warn his neighbor," the Lord said to his young church in December 1832 (see... Thu, 28 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT New booklet targets LDS families of homosexual youth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557584/New-booklet-targets-LDS-families-of-homosexual-youth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557584/New-booklet-targets-LDS-families-of-homosexual-youth.html A new booklet published by a California university project is aimed specifically at "Helping Latter-day Saint Families with... Fri, 15 Jun 2012 17:25:08 MDT 'Life Lessons from Mothers of Faith' shows many sides of motherhood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555356/Life-Lessons-from-Mothers-of-Faith-shows-many-sides-of-motherhood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555356/Life-Lessons-from-Mothers-of-Faith-shows-many-sides-of-motherhood.html As Gary Toyn gathered together essays from more than 70 people, about their mothers for "Life Lessons from Mothers of Faith"... Tue, 08 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Book review: Book details global journeys of then-Elder David O McKay http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553607/Book-review-Book-details-global-journeys-of-then-Elder-David-O-McKay.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553607/Book-review-Book-details-global-journeys-of-then-Elder-David-O-McKay.html When junior Apostle David O. McKay was assigned to travel around the world on a fact-finding tour for the LDS Church, he... Sat, 07 Apr 2012 05:00:00 MDT New MormonVoices website is positive LDS voice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561793/New-MormonVoices-website-is-positive-LDS-voice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561793/New-MormonVoices-website-is-positive-LDS-voice.html Inspired by the "Book of Mormon" musical on Broadway but especially by the presidential candidacy of Mitt Romney, media... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT 1st-edition Book of Mormon at BYU-Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765559751/1st-edition-Book-of-Mormon-at-BYU-Idaho.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765559751/1st-edition-Book-of-Mormon-at-BYU-Idaho.html REXBURG, Idaho — A first-edition copy of The Book of Mormon has recently been added to the Brigham Young... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Chinese translation of the Book of Mormon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550832/Chinese-translation-of-the-Book-of-Mormon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550832/Chinese-translation-of-the-Book-of-Mormon.html The first edition of the Book of Mormon in traditional Chinese characters had a black cover with a gold embossed Moroni on... Sat, 25 Feb 2012 05:00:00 MST Linda & Richard Eyre: Favorite maxims about families http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550751/Favorite-maxims-about-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550751/Favorite-maxims-about-families.html Do you have some quotes, some sayings, some maxims that remind you of what is most important in life? Are there some well... Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 MST Homespun tales of George Albert Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396399/Homespun-tales-of-George-Albert-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396399/Homespun-tales-of-George-Albert-Smith.html Author Mary Jane Woodger has written a homespun collection of the stories from the life of George Albert Smith, the eighth... Tue, 27 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Season of sparkle: How Christmas lights came to Temple Square http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200375/Season-of-sparkle-How-Christmas-lights-came-to-Temple-Square.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200375/Season-of-sparkle-How-Christmas-lights-came-to-Temple-Square.html In 1965, the first year Christmas lights were put up on trees around Temple Square, nearly 15,000 people gathered on... Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:00:00 MST 'Letters in the Jade Dragon Box' explores family, faith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394028/Letters-in-the-Jade-Dragon-Box-explores-family-faith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394028/Letters-in-the-Jade-Dragon-Box-explores-family-faith.html In the historical novel by Gale Sears "Letters in the Jade Dragon Box," Chen Wen-shen, 16, and her great uncle Zhao Tai-lu... Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:00:00 MST Book review: 'When the White House Comes to Zion' chronicles presidential visits to Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393325/Book-review-When-the-White-House-Comes-to-Zion-chronicles-presidential-visits-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393325/Book-review-When-the-White-House-Comes-to-Zion-chronicles-presidential-visits-to-Utah.html A fascinating book chronicles the visits of the presidents of the United States to the state of Utah. Sat, 29 Oct 2011 16:00:00 MDT Vai's View: Vai's View: BYU-Hawaii, prep football powerhouses and a living legend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700173908/Vais-View-BYU-Hawaii-prep-football-powerhouses-and-a-living-legend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700173908/Vais-View-BYU-Hawaii-prep-football-powerhouses-and-a-living-legend.html For a little over a year, we've planned a trip to Hawaii to celebrate my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately,... Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:54:04 MDT Picturing history: Florence Smith Jacobsen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169841/Picturing-history-Florence-Smith-Jacobsen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169841/Picturing-history-Florence-Smith-Jacobsen.html As the granddaughter of two presidents of the church, Florence Jacobsen had an interest in church history and its... Thu, 11 Aug 2011 05:00:00 MDT J Malan Heslop left a rich photographic legacy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169154/J-Malan-Heslop-left-a-rich-photographic-legacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169154/J-Malan-Heslop-left-a-rich-photographic-legacy.html Photographs have been a part of newspapers since the 1890s. This article each week is about photos that assist in telling... Sun, 07 Aug 2011 21:13:27 MDT BYU-I puts first-edition King James Bible on display http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375011/BYU-I-puts-first-edition-King-James-Bible-on-display.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375011/BYU-I-puts-first-edition-King-James-Bible-on-display.html A first-edition copy of the King James Bible is on display at Brigham Young University-Idahos David O. McKay Library through... Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:00:00 MDT President Packer 'resting comfortably' following fainting spell in Massachusetts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145447/President-Packer-resting-comfortably-following-fainting-spell-in-Massachusetts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145447/President-Packer-resting-comfortably-following-fainting-spell-in-Massachusetts.html Sun, 19 Jun 2011 16:35:41 MDT A taste of S.L. 100 years ago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143361/A-taste-of-SL-100-years-ago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143361/A-taste-of-SL-100-years-ago.html Return with us now to yesteryear — to a time a century ago when ladies donned fancy, frilly hats and elegant gowns and... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 23:42:54 MDT Prophets who lived in the Hotel Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374178/Prophets-who-lived-in-the-Hotel-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374178/Prophets-who-lived-in-the-Hotel-Utah.html Several people can recall random and memorable moments when they met the prophets who lived in the Hotel Utah. Here are some... Thu, 09 Jun 2011 04:00:00 MDT Cathy Free: Hotel Utah's glory years remembered http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700138885/Hotel-Utahs-glory-years-remembered.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700138885/Hotel-Utahs-glory-years-remembered.html For years, the stately white hotel at the corner of South Temple and Main was known to many as the "Grand Old Lady." Thu, 26 May 2011 00:33:14 MDT Laughter is always the best medicine http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373152/Laughter-is-always-the-best-medicine.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373152/Laughter-is-always-the-best-medicine.html When family life gets difficult and borders on unbearable, someone pulls out this story of Grandpa Tony, dusts it off and... Mon, 23 May 2011 06:00:00 MDT Many headstones that carry distinct Mormon features http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373154/Many-headstones-that-carry-distinct-Mormon-features.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373154/Many-headstones-that-carry-distinct-Mormon-features.html Stroll through the Salt Lake City Cemetery and you'll find the graves of 11 of the past presidents of The Church of Jesus... Mon, 23 May 2011 04:00:00 MDT Many LDS Church members' headstones carry distinct features http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387494/Many-LDS-Church-members-headstones-carry-distinct-features.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387494/Many-LDS-Church-members-headstones-carry-distinct-features.html Stroll through the Salt Lake City Cemetery and you'll find the graves of 11 of the past presidents of The Church of Jesus... Mon, 23 May 2011 04:00:00 MDT Conversations help clear misinformation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700134508/Conversations-help-clear-misinformation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700134508/Conversations-help-clear-misinformation.html President David O. McKay said in a famous quote, "It's better to be trusted than loved." Wed, 11 May 2011 16:35:46 MDT New Harmony: Conversations help clear misinformation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372423/New-Harmony-Conversations-help-clear-misinformation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372423/New-Harmony-Conversations-help-clear-misinformation.html President David O. McKay said in a famous quote, "It's better to be trusted than loved." In recent weeks I've been wondering... Wed, 11 May 2011 05:00:00 MDT Jerry Earl Johnston: Recalling the tremendous legacy and 'energy' of Bishop Hunt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131299/Recalling-the-tremendous-legacy-and-energy-of-Bishop-Hunt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131299/Recalling-the-tremendous-legacy-and-energy-of-Bishop-Hunt.html When our cell phones run down, we're quick to charge them with fresh power. Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:54:24 MDT