Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Central Library Ewald Library Woods Branch Central Library Ewald Library Woods Branch

Spooked!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow

Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of “The War of the Worlds” to be news of an alien invasion, discusses the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.

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