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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.

Publication Info. Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  791.44 Jarrow    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 791.44 Jar    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject War of the worlds (Radio program) -- Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
War of the worlds (Radio program).
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781629797762

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