The day before Halloween in 1938, a curious broadcast broke through as most Americans were huddled around their radios in typical Sunday night fashion. This broadcast, which told of an alien invasion force that had landed in New Jersey, set the entire Northeastern United States into a panic. But, for those who had been listening from the start, it was, in fact, a dramatization of H.G. Wells' classic science fiction novel, 'War of the Worlds.' What caused the mass hysteria that ensued during the program? And how did it become infamous as a result? Tune in to the second episode in this spooktacular series to learn more!
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