The Shadow Files

Thursday Mornings at 7:45 a.m.

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Each Week Dr. Cheryl White, Associate Professor of History with the Department of History and Social Sciences at LSUS takes us through Urban Legends and what facts or fictions that may exist to support these tales of ghosts and mysteries..

Talisman cross made of Niello silver. On it magical signs and   incantation very close to "Abracadabra" 6th-7th century
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Airs Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes use into the world of magical incantations and the term Abracadabra.

Talisman cross made of Niello silver. On it magical signs and   incantation very close to "Abracadabra" 6th-7th century
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Airs Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes use into the world of magical incantations and the term Abracadabra.

The Changeling - 663px-Füssli_-_Der_Wechselbalg_-_1780
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Airs Thursday, November 19, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us to 1826 Ireland and the case of the changeling.

Krampus and Saint Nicholas visit a Viennese home in 1896 - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nikolaus_krampus.jpg
unknown / The copyright to this Austrian simple photographic picture ("Lichtbild") has expired and it is currently in the public domain in Austria pursuant to the provisions of Article 74(6) of Federal Law BGBI No. 111 of 1936 in the Version of 2003-07-01.

Airs Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White travels to the genesis of the legend of Krampus.

Lizzie Borden - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Lizzie_borden.jpg
Anonymous / This photo was first taken and published circa 1889 and is therefore in the public domain.

Airs Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to August 4, 1892, and the tale of Lizzie Borden.

The Houmas - Elisa Rolle
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Airs Thursday, November 28, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White travels to Darrow Louisiana and examines the ghostly tales of the Gentleman at Houmas House Plantation

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Airs Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in history toe the legend of Robin Hood.

Bigfoot Crossing Sign on side of road - stock photo
Lynn James / Getty Embed - Used by permission

Airs Thursday. November 14, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us to the exact location of the infamous Big Foot.

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Airs Thursday, November 7, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White travels back to Medieval Coventry England, and a horse ride of pity for the people of Coventry.

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Airs Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White examines the history and mystery behind the nearly universal practice of tossing coins into the Wishing Well.

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