The Martians have invaded for a second time and the world is at war!

Sunday, October 30, 2011

The Halloween myth of the War of the Worlds panic


Mass panic and hysteria swept the United States on the eve of Halloween in 1938, when an all-too-realistic radio dramatisation of The War of the Worlds sent untold thousands of people into the streets or heading for the hills.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15470903

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