'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

By Mark Reynolds

This deeply researched account reveals the history and misconceptions behind the legendary piece of radio theater, "War of the Worlds". 7 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

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