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The Salem Witch Trials

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Salem witch trials of 1692 and 1693, which led to the execution of 20 people in the New England colony of Massachusetts. Show more


Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Castillo-Street
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Middleton
Interviewed Guest:
Marion Gibson

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

Filmmaker David Bond is worried. His kids' indoor screen habit is turning them into zombies: not like back in his day. He decides it's time to get back to nature - literally. Show more