Did the ‘War of the Worlds’ Radio Broadcast Really Cause Mass Panic?

Did the 'War of the Worlds' Radio Broadcast Really Cause Mass Panic?

Tonight, PBS airs a documentary about Orson Welles’ infamous 1938 War of the Worlds radio broadcast and the resulting hysteria that swept America. The only problem? Many scholars contend that the program didn’t actually cause mass panic at all.

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