Why Salem bought in to witchcraft hysteria

Aired: 12/7/2015 | 0:06:20 | Clip
In 1692, the colonial town of Salem, Massachusetts, became caught up in a fervor over alleged witchcraft. In her new book “The Witches,” Stacy Schiff explores what led a group of Puritans to execute 19 people. She sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss why the events still captivate us centuries later.

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