MILWAUKEE (WITI) — WGN America is set to release its first original series: Salem. Salem debuts on Sunday, April 20th.
FOX6’s Mary Stoker-Smith was able to visit the set — and go behind-the-scenes for a unique perspective on the making of Salem. She offers a preview in the video below.
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Set in 17th Century colonial Massachusetts — a significant time in the history of American politics, religion and society — Salem brings you the real story behind the infamous witch trials. In Salem, witches are real, and they’re behind it all.
It was this setting of extremism and isolation that led to a period of witch hunts, where men and women were hanged and burnt at the stake with the belief that they, as witches, had taken to Satan over God.
Were the Puritans right in their actions?…
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