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Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-485) and index.
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Part I. The rise of the witch-hunt narrative Introduction: The infamous child sexual abuse cases of the 1980s The McMartin Preschool Case (1983-1990) Scrutinizing the evidence of a national witch-hunt History ignored: silence, denial, and minimization Part II. The triumph of the witch-hunt narrative The turning point: State v. Michaels Going to extremes: State v. Fuster Part III. Recent developments The legacy of the witch-hunt narrative.