Jul 7, 2021 • 12M

Podcast: Rebecca Nurse is Canceled

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Annette Laing
Podcast versions of historian Annette Laing's Annette Tells Tales posts at Non-Boring History, read aloud in Annette's inimitable British accent.
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Inside the Rebecca Nurse House in Danvers (formerly Salem Village), Massachusetts. Photo: Daderot, CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/, via Wikimedia Commons.

Rebecca Nurse was a respectable elderly churchgoer, a woman held in high esteem in her community in rural Massachusetts. Until one terrible day in 1692, when her world suddenly turned upside down. This tragic episode still resonates today.

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This audio version of Rebecca Nurse is Canceled: Salem, 1692, at Non-Boring History, is narrated by Annette Laing, and produced by Hoosen Benoti.