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W&L’s Brock Weighs in on ‘Witch Hunts’

“Brock says that she’s not suggesting that we completely retire the term, which has been used to refer to a number of other political scandals. But she does think that we need to be mindful of its context and historical significance.”

Michelle D. Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, talked to Motto: Words to Live By by the editors of TIME magazine, about use of the phrase “witch hunt.”

Read her interview on Motto.