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Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks.com

Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 6

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Orson Welles and the War of the Worlds

August 15th, 2011

Episode 354 of 949 episodes

In 1938 Orson Welles produced a series of radio dramas, including one based on “War of the Worlds.” The broadcast aired the night before Halloween and caused a mass panic. But why did so many listeners believe the show was real? Tune in to find out.

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