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Author Jarrow, Gail, author.
Title Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America / Gail Jarrow.
Pub Info Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]
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Edition First edition.
Descript 139 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Audience 1000L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.
Subject War of the worlds (Radio program) -- Juvenile literature.
War of the worlds (Radio program)
Science fiction radio programs -- Psychological aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Hoaxes in mass media -- Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
ISBN 9781629797762 (hardcover)
1629797766 (hardcover)
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