Which is Witch: Re-examining the Salem Trials


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Not all of the accused in the Salem Witch Trials were women. Giles Gorey was 71 years old in 1692 when he was executed for witchcraft.



Most of us know something of the panic that swept across Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, resulting in the execution of 19 women accused of witchcraft.  This hour, we’ll examine the story’s context through the lives of six women, both the accused and the accusers.


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