Newscast from the Past

Season 1 Episode 6

October 23, 1642

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October 23, 1642
What provoked the English Civil War? How did the colonization of North America compound tensions between Catholics and Protestants? This final Newscast discusses these and other major stories of the day, such as morality to witch trials and the backlash to Galileo's theory that the sun is the center of the universe. William Shakespeare is eulogized.moreless

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Richard Goodman (II)

Richard Goodman (II)

Robert of Fairfield

Henry A. Anderson

Henry A. Anderson

Richard of Essex [Episodes 1-3 and 6]

Mary Sit

Mary Sit

Wen Chi [Episodes 1, 4-5]

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