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The Lasting Horror of Witch Hunts in America: McCarthyism, the Satanic Panic, and Beyond

The Lasting Horror of Witch Hunts in America: McCarthyism, the Satanic Panic, and Beyond

A combination of paranoia and systematic misunderstanding led to the conviction of countless innocent people who suffered greatly for an unsubstantiated cause. Even now, we still see the effect of mobilized, interpreted-as-justified fear on a regular basis.