“We interrupt this program …” The Radio Broadcast that Panicked America (UPDATED)


Just a reminder for any PBS viewers about tomorrow night’s War of the Worlds broadcast

“We interrupt this program …” The Radio Broadcast that Panicked America (UPDATED).

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4 thoughts on ““We interrupt this program …” The Radio Broadcast that Panicked America (UPDATED)

  1. My mother told me about this. She said that at the time it was very convincing. People were not bombarded by nearly as much media as they are now and news readers were extremely well respected. It was a trick that had never been played before and lots of people got caught out.

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