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Witches of Salem Series

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Catalogue Number:  BAM1157
Producer:  Blue Ant Media
Subject:  American History, Documentary, History, Women's Studies, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2019
Running Time:  4 x 60:00


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WITCHES OF SALEM is a docu-drama that unravels the hysteria that unfolded during the Salem witch trials, and led to the execution of 20 women in an affluent New England community. Stories of possession by the devil led to mass arrests, sensational trials and even public hangings in the town square. WITCHES OF SALEM is a real-life horror story – with young teenage girls tragically accused and convicted by the shadowy adults lurking in the background. The series draws on extensive historical documents and court records to bring this gripping drama to life. Sociologists, psychologists, and cultural historians also illustrate how communities are still susceptible to the same hysteria today.




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