Margaret Atwood to Haaretz: Trump Is Creating a Catastrophe for Women in America

The Canadian author's fans believe she has prophetic powers, although she famously only draws on historical facts for her work. With her 1985 novel 'The Handmaid’s Tale' now an acclaimed television series, she talks totalitarianism and women’s rights

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A scene from the Hulu adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale.'
A scene from the Hulu adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale.'Credit: George Kraychyk / Take Five / Hulu
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Author Margaret Atwood in Toronto, July 2016.Credit: Aaron Vincent Elkaim/AP
A scene from the Hulu adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale.'Credit: George Kraychyk / Take Five / Hulu
Elisabeth Moss as Offred in the television adaptation of "The Handmaid's Tale."Credit: George Kraychyk/AP

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