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The "War Of The Worlds" Mass Panic Never Happened

The "War Of The Worlds" Mass Panic Never Happened

It's often said that in 1938, a fictional radio broadcast about aliens invading the planet sent Americans into a mass panic. Fortunately, this isn't true. Hear the variety of reasons listeners stayed comfortably in their living rooms during the historic broadcast in the video below.

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The War Of The Worlds Mass Panic That Never Happened

It's all media hype.

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10 Strange Cases Of Mass Hysteria

From the Salem Witch Trials to the McMartin daycare scandal. (This video mentions the War of the Worlds, but you know better.)

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The Science Of Mass Hysteria

Find out why it happens.

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