The Sisters Fox: They Talked to Dead People

In 1848, the Fox family began hearing strange noises, and sisters Maggie and Kate started communicating with spirits. They built a career as mediums, and today they're credited with launching the modern spiritualist movement. But was it all a hoax?

Topics in this Podcast: siblings, U.S. history, 19th century, Halloween episodes, spiritualism, fraud, women, American history, hoaxes, ghosts