Retired police detective Duane Gonyon sheds light on how the Satanic Panic got out of control.
Whisper, by Lucas King
Seeker, by Kai Engel
Sunset Piano, by Royalty Free Music Club
Hope, by Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion
Three Kites Circling by Axletree
Introducing the Witch Hunt Podcast, a biweekly podcast premiering Sunday, September 18. The Witch Hunt Podcast examines history's most infamous witch hunts - literal and metaphorical - starting with the Salem witch …
Meet the Witch Hunt Podcast, a biweekly show that explores history's most famous witch hunts - literal and metaphorical. Join us for season one as we unpack the Salem witch trial hysteria of 1692.
Why is Salem the witch hunt people remember? Episode One: The Biggest Little Witch Hunt in History examines the European roots of the Salem witch trials. Featuring renowned author Frances Hill, author of "A Delusion of …
What was it about the villagers of Salem that made them the people most likely to unleash a witchcraft Hysteria? We spoke with Dr. Mary Beth Norton, the country's top historian, for the answer.
It's January, 1692, and the disturbing and bizarre behaviors of two little girls in Salem Village trigger the first witchcraft accusations and arrests. Featuring historian and author Marilynne K. Roach.
The legal system in 1692 Massachusetts was anything but impartial. Learn about how the law worked against the accused during the infamous Salem witch trial crisis.
Meet Thomas O'Brien Vallor, a practicing witch from Salem, Massachusetts. Learn about the beliefs of modern witches. Happy Halloween!
Who were the main accusers in the Salem witchcraft hysteria of 1692 and what was really wrong with them?887cv8p8
We're hosting our first ever Witch Hunt Podcast Google Hangout on Sunday, November 27 from 2-4 p.m. (EST). We'll be streaming live to answer your questions, talk about the show, or just say hi. See you there! - Nancy …
Who were they? The innocent men and women hanged as witches in Salem, 1692. Let's take a look at the usual and the not-so-usual suspects.
Who were the men behind the hangings of 19 innocent people in Salem, 1692? What was the town like on "Execution Day"? Featuring author and capital punishment expert, Richard Clark.
This episode unpacks what brought the Salem witchcraft hysteria to its end and what Salem looked like when it was all over. Featuring professor and author Emerson Baker.
Interviews with direct descendants of the men and women involved in the Salem witchcraft crisis of 1692. Featuring the descendants of Margaret Scott, …
It's not over. They're still hunting down and killing people accused of witchcraft all over the world. Learn how you can help make it stop.
Why do we get mad at sick people for getting sick? This podcast special series explores the history of quarantines. Episode Music: Peaceful Piano - …
This episode, we tell the story of the original Typhoid Mary. Featuring author and historian Judith Leavitt. Episode music: Seeker by Kai Engel …
Our mini series finale explores the truth behind "Patient Zero" and the AIDS epidemic. Writer Michele Lent Hirsch shares her story of life under quarantine. Episode Music: The Way the World Ends – Lucas King …
The premiere episode of season two explores how what we believe and how we react to allegations of child abuse fueled a moral panic that destroyed thousands of lives. Featuring an interview with The Intercept's Jordan …
Episode two explains Satan's big social comeback in the 1980s. Featuring experts Professor Megan Goodwin and Mary DeYoung.
We unpack, "Michelle Remembers," the harrowing, horrible hoax that started the "satanic panic" of the 1980s/90s.
Seeker by Kai Engel:
The story behind the most famous case of satanic ritual child abuse that never happened. Featuring RetroReport Producer Barbara Drury.
We reveal how medical experts got it wrong. Warning: adult content.
Melancholy, by Lucas King
We look at memory - real, repressed, and invented and its impact on the Satanic Panic. Featuring expert Elizabeth Loftus.
The Way the World Ends, by Lucas King
How the enormously popular role-playing board game "Dungeons and Dragons" became a target during the satanic panic. Featuring Nathan Lloyd, host of …