Sep 5, 2017
In a remote New York farm town in the nineteenth century, two sisters claimed they could speak with the dead. But what started out as a childish prank ended with the accidental creation of a new religion.
Wikpedia — "The Fox Sisters"
Karen Abbot — "The Fox Sisters and the Rap on Spiritualism" via Smithsonian, October 30, 2012
Donna Zuckerbrot (director) — Spiritualism: The Fox Sisters, via Gaiam, 2006
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