A Brief History of the Spiritualist Movement and UFOs in the News
Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 9 pm EST, EPIC Voyages Radio’s resident Medical Doctor, Dr. Joseph Burkes M.D., invites actress and broadcaster Carole Carle to talk discuss our fascination with UFOs in the news. Carole also shares her extensive research of the Fox Sisters of 1848 and how their contact with Spirit became the foundation for the Modern American Spiritualist Movement–and “seances”.
Carole Carle is the oldest daughter of Walter R. Carle and Louise Carle. Carole’s birth was actually announced in The Hollywood Reporter as her father was then a news director and television news broadcaster in that city. Her mother sang live on the radio and was also a “disc jockey” back in the day.
In Grand Rapids, Michigan where the family moved when she was a child, Carole began doing musical theatre in high school and community theatre followed. Eventually the family moved back to L.A. where Carole found professional work and joined Actors Equity Association (the stage actors union) and the Screen Actors Guild.
Fascinated with all things paranormal since age 12, Carole could constantly be found lugging home the latest books from the library on ufo’s, spirits or Charles Fortean phenomena. For the past decade Carole’s research has centered on the Fox Sisters and the roots of American Spiritualism. Currently, she and her composer husband are in the later stages of completing a musical based on the Hydesville Rappings.
Carole Carle’s Career Highlights:
- Performing with the national company On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite John Raitt, Howard Keel, and understudy to Tammy Grimes.
- Scene as Robert Redford’s much younger hometown girl friend Lena in the Paramount film Downhill Racer.
- Scene with Leonard Nimoy, Mission Impossible, Season 5, episode 1, “The Killer.”
- Lead broadcaster of UFO Headline News
- Carole Carle can be found on IMDB and on Soundcloud
Fix Sisters Role in Spiritualism
The Fox sisters were three sisters from New York who played an important role in the creation of Spiritualism: Leah (1831-1890), Margaret (also called Maggie) (1833–1893) and Kate (also called Catherine) Fox (1837–1892). The two younger sisters used “rappings” to convince their much older sister and others that they were communicating with spirits. Their older sister then took charge of them and managed their careers for some time. They all enjoyed success as mediums for many years.
In 1888, Margaret and Kate confessed that their rappings had been a hoax and publicly demonstrated their method. Margaret attempted to recant her confession the next year, but their reputation was ruined and in less than five years they were all dead, with Margaret and Kate dying in abject poverty. Spiritualism continued as if the confessions of the Fox sisters had never happened. – wikipedia.com