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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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History 4
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

He Was Killed by Mesmerism

October 27th, 2010

Episode 258 of 984 episodes

Today, Franz Mesmer is hailed as the father of hypnosis. His original pursuit was called mesmerism, but what exactly was it? How did it (supposedly) work? Listen in as Sarah and Katie explore the strange theories of Franz Mesmer.

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