Barbara Weisberg is the author of Talking to the Dead, which is about Kate & Maggie Fox and the rise of spiritualism. It is a nonfiction account of the lives and times of the two charismatic young sisters generally considered the founders of modern Spiritualism in the 19th century. Barbara Weisberg is a published poet and also the author of several children’s books, Weisberg first wrote about the Fox sisters for American Heritage magazine.
In this interview, Barbara talks with Merryn Jose about the Fox sisters; how they became mediums, spiritualism in the 19th century, her book, and more.
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