"In the heart of history" is coming back soon in podcast. In the meantime, listen to our five favorite stories of the year. Episode 5: The crazy story of the Salem witch hunt.
It's a story worth listening to in light of the #MeToo movement and recent women's protests in New York, where some "witches" could be seen. In 1692, Salem Village is the scene of an unprecedented affair: the first American witch hunt. But what did he really play in this little village bathed in puritanical beliefs? How were charges allegedly dictated by the devil leading to the arrest of dozens of people, 22 executions and the death of 5 people in prison, including an infant? Discover this iconic history of the 17th century.