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Spellbinding 'Witches' Offers A Fresh Take On A Familiar Story

October 28th, 2015

Episode 359 of 535 episodes

In her new book, Stacy Shiff evokes the world of Salem, Mass., and the bitter winter of 1692 when 19 people were hanged for witchcraft. Reviewer Maureen Corrigan calls The Witches a "haunting" tale.