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The Witch of Lime Street

David Jaher talked about his book, The Witch of Lime Street, in which he recalls how, in the early 20th century, American’s became fascinated with… read more

David Jaher talked about his book, The Witch of Lime Street, in which he recalls how, in the early 20th century, American’s became fascinated with Spiritualism, a belief based on purported communication with the dead. In his book, the author reports on the woman central to the movement, Mina Crandon, dubbed “The Witch of Lime Street.” Her attempts to convince her skeptics, at a contest sponsored by Scientific American, proved unsuccessful due to the doubts of one of the five judges, Harry Houdini. close

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The Witch of Lime Street

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Program ID:
328887-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 05, 2015 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 30, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 05, 2015 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 2015 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 29, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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