Outside magazine, January 1996
Dolores Cannon, a 64-year-old, Huntsville, Arkansas-based occultist whose friendly face is at odds with her terrifying predictions, is the author of the three-volume Conversations with Nostradamus. The books promise definitive interpretations of 500 of the mysterious verse prophecies laid down by the sixteenth-century Frenchman, who she believes foresaw Hitler's rise and the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Cannon says that Nostradamus communicates with her through hypnotized acquaintances and that he talks in terms of decades, not precise years. "From now until the end of the nineties," she says gently, "is a time of great confusion." Here's what to expect during the millennium's closing hours:
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