Orson Welles and the War of the Worlds

Stuff You Missed in History Class

In 1938 Orson Welles produced a series of radio dramas, including one based on "War of the Worlds." The broadcast caused a mass panic, since many believed it was a real news program. In this episode, we discuss why so many mistook the show as real. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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