Salem

Episode 8

The Salem Witch Trials were more than what happened between 1692-1693, they were the result of a full spectrum of spiritual, social, economic, and cultural factors that would culminate in a year of paranoia, tragedy, and dark superstition. Discover the history, the theories, and the truth behind this tragic event in American History, as well as its surprising tie to your host.

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 Witch no. 1 - Joseph E. Baker 1837-1914

Witch no. 1 - Joseph E. Baker 1837-1914