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Power Corrupts

May 9, 2019

Why did a West African rebel leader send his troops into battle completely naked, protected only by talismans? How did threats of voodoo and invisible zombies stave off a US invasion of Haiti? And why was a journalist nearly killed when local villagers mistakenly thought he was a vampire? In this episode, we explore the wild and weird world of the politics of magic and witchcraft.

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Power Corrupts is written and narrated by Brian Klaas. The executive producer and sound editor is George McDonagh.