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Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, makes an announcement on June 19.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was in Los Angeles on Friday, June 19, to make a historic announcement regarding Civil War-era records.

A recording of the press conference is available below, and more information can be found here: "LDS Church, FamilySearch launch project to index Freedmen's Bureau records of 4 million former slaves"

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