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Witch Hunt

Josh Hutchinson and Sarah Jack

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Witch Hunt is the essential witch trials podcast. We cover the past, present, and future of witch-hunting in search of solutions that will help end witch hunts, as we take you on an immersive journey through the intriguing and often misunderstood world of witch trials, both historical and contemporary. Each episode of our podcast peels back the layers of history, mythology, witchcraft, and cultural impact of witch trials, shedding light on how these events have shaped our understanding of ju ...
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The Salem Witch Trials Podcast takes a fast-paced and episodic examination of the witch hysteria in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Each brief yet insightful episode harnesses the knowledge of an expert to help illuminate both the chronology of events as well the deeper context surrounding the hysteria, giving listeners an understanding of this fascinating and tragic event in early American history.
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The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling is an audio documentary that examines some of the most contentious conflicts of our time through the life and career of the world’s most successful author. In conversation with host Megan Phelps-Roper, J.K. Rowling speaks with unprecedented candor and depth about the controversies surrounding her—from book bans to debates on gender and sex. The series also examines the forces propelling this moment in history, through interviews with Rowling’s supporters and ...
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Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and everyday people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet. Powerful kings, warrior queens, nomads, empires and expeditions. Historian Dan Snow and his expert guests bring all these stories to life and more in a daily dose of history. Join Dan as he digs into the past to make sense of the headlines and get up close to the biggest discoveries being made around the world today, as they happen. If you want to get in touch with the podcast, you can email us at ds.hh@hi ...
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Hocus Pocus Lets Focus

Dinorah Vazquez, Susane Paz

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Meet Susane Paz and Dinorah Vazquez, the hosts of Hocus Pocus Lets Focus. They invite you to join them as they open up the broom closet and invite you to explore the wonderful world of spirituality/metaphysical. So please sit back, relax with a well-brewed potion while they bring you laughs, as they focus on all this bunch of hocus pocus.
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3PAAC discusses issues ranging from the basics of grounding and shielding to sexuality in paganism, attempting to bring both good humour and enthusiastically amateur research to every topic that occurs to them.
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A true crime podcast that investigates the Macabre side of the world. Kelsey Childs and her friend Pamela J explore Paranormal mysteries nestled within the strangest crime cases you will ever hear about. From human doll makers and odd hauntings to people who vanished without a trace, the Haunted Detective podcast is a series that will make you question everything.
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Tiny Matters

The American Chemical Society

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From molecules to microbes, Tiny Matters is a science podcast about the little things that have a big impact on our world. Every other Wednesday, join hosts and former scientists Sam Jones and Deboki Chakravarti as they answer questions like, 'what is a memory?', 'is sugar actually addictive?' and 'are we alone in the universe?'
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The history of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials told through music and story-telling in a format recalling an old time radio drama with a modern experimental prog-rock twist. Witch Hunt borrows freely from original sources of information from the time of the trials such as letters, books, poems, transcriptions of the trials themselves, as well as melodies from the Puritan hymn books. The music is highly original art-rock ranging from soft ambient soundscapes to heavy power riffs with many other s ...
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Those Conspiracy Guys is a comedy, history and True Crime podcast based in Ireland and deals with everything from the out-there conspiracy theories like aliens, time travel, and ancient civilisations to the more grounded, historical and provable conspiracies like political and financial corruption, scientific chicanery and secret government agency shenanigans. From the high concept topics like inter dimensional lizard men, complicated assassination plots and future technology like alternativ ...
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Speakeasy conversation about strategy, competition, economics, history, and policy from two non-experts. The episodes include some actual economic Game Theory such as the Prisoner's Dilemma, the Traveler's Dilemma, and the Public Good game. Episodes also include conversations on dilemmas in TV/Movies, sports, and board/card games, as well as the history of military, intelligence (spies), politics, and economics. The objective is simply to think critically about how people make strategic choi ...
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Discover the confessions, torture, and diabolical schemes that caused 3,000 to 4,000 accused witches to be murdered or executed in Scotland. True crime meets supernatural investigations in this hard-hitting historical podcast. Co-hosted by Ru, our resident Witch and spellmaker extraordinaire, and Rebekah, our audio enchantress and history aficionado.
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A podcast from Ferret Fact Service about truth and falsehoods on the internet. Ferret Fact Service is a fact-checking project based in Scotland. We'll round-up our latest fact-checks and discuss the best ways to spot misinformation, wherever it crops up. Find out more at: https://theferret.scot/ferret-fact-service/ (https://theferret.scot/ferret-fact-service/)
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Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.
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Short and sweet summaries of fundamental feminist texts from the past 500+ years. She Speaks Volumes provides a primer for critical moments in the history, theory, and philosophy of feminism. Each episode explores a writer, and their contribution to modern feminism.
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The Cauldron:

Daniella Sorrentino

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Esbat Audio Zine, is a series of podcasts for witches and those who study and practice magic. It is a magazine style, weekly podcast with four different shows, one dropped each week. Meaning and Magic, Tarot Symbology, Pagan Perspectives on the News, Fairytales + Folklore on Film.
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Spooky Science Sisters

Evergreen Podcasts | Killer Podcasts

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We're two scientists and sisters (in-law) bringing you a podcast about the science behind all things strange and unusual, from the natural to the supernatural! So, put on your critical thinking caps and join us every other week for some creepy conversation and lots of laughter.
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There are monsters everywhere. Maybe it’s your neighbor, or that person in the car behind you. It could even be the partner you sleep beside each night… True Crime Exposed was created to shine a light on victims by telling their life stories & discussing the tragedies that took them from us. In this show you will find a new case to binge each week, but that's not all! When possible, TCE includes family, expert, survivor, and wrongfully convicted interviews throughout their episodes. On top o ...
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Welcome to ”History in Slow German” the podcast that delves into significant events of world history, all presented in slow, clear German. If you’re learning German and want to explore both the language and historical narratives, this is the perfect podcast for you! In this podcast series, we explore key moments and pivotal turning points that have left a lasting impact on the world we know today. From dramatic events in ancient history to the political upheavals of the 20th century, we take ...
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Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney: little islands with big stories to tell. They've seen earthquakes and witchcraft trials, been caught up in the English civil war, faced invasion from France, and welcomed the Beatles and Rolling Stones on tour. From the construction of Corbiere Lighthouse and Victor Hugo's flight to Guernsey, to the day a UFO appeared above Alderney, all of these stories and more feature in the Channel Islands' remarkable history. Subscribe today.
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The Full Story is a lively, thought-provoking news program that delivers intelligent conversation on what’s happening right now in our community. In a weekly show, WSHU’s long-time Morning Edition host Tom Kuser explores the news that is important in our region during these extraordinary times, including the Black Lives Matter movement, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the reopening of the economy following the shutdown.Missed an episode? Subscribe to The Full Story podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spot ...
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Toxic History!

Adam Blumenberg

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Toxic History! is a narrative medicine lecture series where medical experts tell you stories from the history of poison. Human beings have known about poison – substances that harm and even kill– for thousands of years. Poisons have been seen as mysterious, supernatural, and enigmatic. What are these plants, mixtures, and elements with such powerful properties? It is only in the past century that science has begun to demystify these chemicals and explain how they work. Still, the impact they ...
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Interested in the strange, bizarre, and unknown? You’ve come to the right place! We are Jarret and Pat and we are going to dive into everything and anything strange in Canada from shocking murder cases all the way to elusive UFO encounters! Tune in to each episode to find out more. Thank you, and...goodnight. If you have any topics or stories for the show, email us at strangeandundecided@gmail.com.
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This week on Lucid Lab we go way back for a wicked history tale that unfortunately seems all too relevant to our current days. In 1612 England, witch fever was at its peak and neighbors began accusing neighbors of witchcraft, many times with little to no evidence. Those accused had no real way to defend themselves against such wild accusations. In …
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Join us as we talk with Daniel Gagnon about his book A Salem Witch: The Trial, Execution, and Exoneration of Rebecca Nurse. Dan will take us on a deep dive into the world of the Salem Witch Trials and how one story stuck out and just had to be told. We cover everything from the accusations to the legacy, and how witchcraft themed tourism impacts mo…
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Welcome to Part II of our three-part series on the Salem Witch Trials. In this episode, we discuss the specifics of the events of 1692-1693, coming to the completely logical conclusion that people generally suck. If the word "suck" bothers you, this episode is not for you. ** Want to listen without the ads? Check out our Patreon, where you can get …
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Learn about the Massachusetts Witch Trials. In this 15-minute (okay, just under 14-minute) episode, we cover the intriguing case of Elizabeth Morse of Newbury, Massachusetts who was convicted of witchcraft but not executed. Why was she allowed to live under house arrest? Questions arose over evidentiary standards. Why weren't these standards in use…
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What can fear do to us as a species? It can turn an innocent man into a murderer and an entire village into monsters. Everyone knows about Satanic Panic and the Salem Witch trials, but some of the true crime cases coming out of those years are gruesome and horrific. Tune in this to this week's episode to join Kelsey and Pamela as they investigate t…
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Ellen Hayward was born in 1838 at Arlingham on the east bank of the Severn in Gloucestershire. By 1901, Ellen had given up dressmaking and named her occupation on the census as a herbalist. Over the following years she became well known locally as a ‘wise woman’ and a trusted source of herbal remedies. This was a fine line for her to tread as ‘wise…
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Secret spells. Magic potions. The world of witchcraft has a powerful cultural hold and a dark history. What do centuries of witch trials teach us? Marion Gibson and Leo Igwe join Meghna Chakrabarti. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations th…
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When you think of witch trials, I guarantee that the Salem Witch Trials come to mind. But have you ever wondered if other countries did the same terrible thing? In modern culture, witch hunts/trials would typically be believed as beginning and ending with the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts in the 1690s, however, Canada has its own dark history…
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She Speaks Volumes is created by Daniella Sorrentino CREDITS: Voice-Actors + Narrators Margaret Alice Murray, excerpts from witchcraze read by Verna Sorrentino Scottish Witches: Marnie Thompson, JP Wright, Susan Harden Joan of Arc: @katsuky Interviews with: Yvonne Owens Dr Liz Williams LINKS TO PURCHASE or READ BOOKS REFERENCED: detailed bibliograp…
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In this episode, Nick and Chris various topics including the Atlanta Hawks' coin flip games, the Match Group lawsuit, Wendy's surge pricing, and the blue dot effect. The blue dot effect refers to the phenomenon where people change their concept of something based on its prevalence. This has implications for decision-making and perception. The hosts…
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A recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office reveals poor living conditions inside military barracks – from mold and exposed sewage, to broken windows, nonexistent HVAC systems and more. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversation…
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For Fact's Sake is back for a brand new series, kicking off with a special three-part look at the impact of misinformation on the upcoming elections this year. In the first episode, we spoke to Polly Curtis from think tank Demos about how AI could affect the general election, and democracy more widely. Demos has recently produced a report on the po…
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📖 Episode Transcripts in Link Below ⬇️ Today, we'll delve into the Hundred Years' War, a series of conflicts between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France over claims to the French throne, leading to profound political and social transformations in both countries. https://patreon.com/HistoryinSlowGerman?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_sour…
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On the 16th of February, 2024, the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service announced that opposition leader Alexei Navalny had died. He had been imprisoned in the far-flung "Polar Wolf" penal colony, built in the city of Kharp on the ruins of a Stalin-era labour camp. Dan is joined by Alexander Watson, Professor of History at Goldsmiths, University of…
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Hot flashes. Brain fog. Sleep problems. Millions of women go through menopause each year. But what’s happening in the brain during this life transition? Lisa Mosconi joins Meghna Chakrabarti. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help…
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Following in the footsteps of explorer Hiram Bingham, Dan embarks on an incredible adventure through the cloud forest of the Andes to reveal the mysteries of Machu Picchu and the mighty Inca civilization. In this series he takes listeners to Peru's city in the clouds, chronicling the way this extraordinary citadel was unveiled to the world at the t…
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📖 Episode Transcripts in Link Below ⬇️ Today, we'll discuss the founding of NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, established as a military alliance of Western countries to counter the perceived threat of Soviet expansion, playing a central role in Cold War geopolitics. https://patreon.com/HistoryinSlowGerman?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_s…
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In this episode of Witch Hunt, we dive into an enlightening conversation with Neelesh Singh, a champion for social inclusion and gender equality with India's National Rural Livelihood Mission. Neelesh emphasizes the urgent imperative to confront and mitigate gender-based violence at every stage of life, highlighting the importance of comprehensive …
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Life in Tudor England was risky. In addition to the outbreaks of plague, the threat of poverty and the dangers of childbirth, there were social risks - of not fitting in, of social death. How was a person supposed to behave? And what were the dangers involved? In this episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb finds out about the a…
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Gwyn and Ode talk about the distinctions (such as there are) between these magical items, how they have been used in history, and how they might be used today. Remember to join our Discord server to sign up for and listen to the off-week lessons hosted by the Pride: https://discord.com/invite/ENF867k Support 3 Pagans and a Cat…
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📖 Episode Transcripts in Link Below ⬇️ Today, we'll discuss the historic moment when the Wright brothers conducted the first powered and controlled flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, marking the birth of the modern aviation industry. https://patreon.com/HistoryinSlowGerman?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_c…
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In his new book "The End of Race Politics," Coleman Hughes argues that closing racial divides in America means building a color-blind society. Coleman Hughes joins Meghna Chakrabarti. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make se…
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On the 19th of May, 1919, an Ottoman general stepped ashore at the Black Sea port city of Samsun. This marked the beginning of the Turkish War of Independence, and ultimately the end of the Ottoman Empire. The man's name was Mustafa Kemal, the soldier, statesman and reformer who would create the Republic of Turkey out of the rubble, and become its …
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Episode 306: This week, we discuss the shooting death of American Mark Harshbarger during a 2006 hunting trip to Newfoundland. The Meshoppen, Pennsylvania, man was shot by his wife, Mary Beth Harshbarger, who claims she thought he was a black bear. In 2010, Harshbarger was extradited to Newfoundland, where she stood trial for criminal negligence ca…
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Are you able to extinguish street lights as you pass them? Do you affect electrical equipment? These are the key traits of a SLIder - a Street Light Interferer. Join us to hear some stories from those with the 'ability', and to find out about some experiments attempting to understand the phenomenon. Go to patreon.com/TQMpod and become a member to h…
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📖 Episode Transcripts in Link Below ⬇️ Today, we'll discuss the tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic, which shocked the world in 1912 and led to significant changes in maritime safety regulations. https://patreon.com/HistoryinSlowGerman?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link…
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Donald Trump has openly admired authoritarians around the world. Now he’s pledging to rule like one. An examination of the promises, powers and plans of a second Trump presidency. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense …
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Welcome to a brand new season of the Haunted Detective podcast, It's time to investigate the phenomenon of Paranormal Cults. To kick season 4 off Kelsey and Pamela will be deep diving into the Mexican cult leader, Magdalena Solís, who practiced human sacrifice and blood letting. To further understand where these bloody traditions come from they loo…
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Abraham Lincoln began his life in a log cabin in Kentucky, the son of poor pioneers. He would end it as President of the United States, having steered the Union through the turbulent years of civil war. Dan is joined by Adam Smith, Professor of US Politics & Political History at the University of Oxford and host of the podcast The Last Best Hope. A…
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"Witch Hunt" podcast's new episode features Dr. Tabitha Stanmore discussing service magic in 14th to 17th century Great Britain. Dr. Stanmore explores healing practices, divination techniques, and distinctions between service magicians and witches. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/witchhunt/message…
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You are in a kayak paddling across a beautiful lake. You are taking in the views of mountains and trees when suddenly a wave pushes upward from under the surface of the water. It steadily undulates across the surface and as you look closer and see flashes of green reflecting the sunlight. Something stirs in and slithers under the surface of the wat…
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📖 Episode Transcripts in Link Below ⬇️ Today, we'll delve into the Manhattan Project and the atomic bombings, a pivotal chapter in history that forever altered the world. Join me on this historical journey through the secrets of World War II. https://patreon.com/HistoryinSlowGerman?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creators…
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In 1951, 12 year old Lonnie Jones was brutally murdered by an unknown perpetrator. His case remains unsolved to this day, a 73 year old cold case. Lonnie had an adventurous spirit, he just wanted to enjoy his friends that evening.. but it would be his last night. Will this case ever be solved? Sources: Jamie Zurzolo Documentary https://vimeo.com/69…
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Join me as I sit down with seasoned investigator, Kev Kerr, who unveils his decade-long exploration of haunted locales across the UK. In this riveting conversation, Kev unravels the human condition, dissecting the intersection of belief, media portrayal, and the intricacies of our own minds. Through his experiences, we begin to unpick what could be…
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Many of us struggle to get help taking care of our kids or aging loved ones. How might we rethink the U.S. care economy? Nancy Folbre and Michelle Allgood join Deborah Becker. About: On Point is WBUR’s award-winning, daily public radio show and podcast. Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of t…
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