Posts tagged "Karen Brooks"

Reporting Waco’s Ghosts

Dallas Morning News reporter Karen Brooks discusses armchair moral relatavism and the surprisingly progressive legacy of the Waco tragedy. When Warren Jeffs, spiritual leader and “prophet” of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, caught the media’s attention, again, for buying land in Eldorado, Texas, more than one paper responded with UFO analogies: aliens invade a sleepy, back-water...

Polygamist Group Irks West Texas Town

By Karen Brooks Reprinted with permission of The Dallas Morning News ELDORADO, Texas – The narrow dirt road cuts away from a padlocked metal gate with a “No Trespassing” sign and an infrared security camera. The road drapes like a ribbon over rolling green hills and seems to go nowhere. But at the end the trail,...