Speak Your Piece | 1: Season 1, Ep. 1, Will Bagley on the value of history

Will Bagley, Utah and Western historian, author, editor of over twenty books, former columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune (best known column “ Matters” 2000–2004) and sought-out public commentator on Mormon and Utah history. 

A former journalist and for the last 35 years, as one of Utah's most outspoken historians, Bagley answers questions regarding why people should study history, how Utah's history has been approached in the past, and why understanding it is important to contemporary Utahns. He also describes selected works of his, and finally speaks of mentors, and various deceased students and professors of history, all of whom have influenced his approach to history.

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