Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
By Gail Jarrow
The 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds sent people into a panic, causing some people to flee their homes to save themselves from the perceived Martian invasion. When it was discovered that the broadcast was fiction, it called into question fake news and propaganda.
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- ISBN: 9781629797762