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Episode 29 - Those Satanic McMartins

In the 1980s and early 90s, there was a panic sweeping much of the nation, particularly affecting schools and day care centers. Satanic ritual abuse was a real threat as far as many parents were concerned and the fear was fueled by the high profile McMartin Pre-School Trial. Wild allegations of sexual abuse, flying daycare workers, naked "Movie Star" games and even appearances by Chuck Norris himself are only a small part of this fascinating case and the effects it had on the American public for years to come.