Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the World's and the Art of Fake News Orson Welles's War of the World's and the Art of Fake News, A. Brad Schwartz
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Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the World's and the Art of Fake News

Author: A. Brad Schwartz

Narrator: Sean Runnette

Unabridged: 10 hr 13 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Highbridge Audio

Published: 05/05/2015

Genre: Performing Arts - Radio - History & Criticism

Synopsis

In Broadcast Hysteria, A. Brad Schwartz examines the history behind the infamous radio play. Did it really spawn a wave of mass hysteria? Schwartz is the first to examine the hundreds of letters sent directly to Orson Welles after the broadcast. He draws upon them, hundreds more sent to the FCC, to recapture the roiling emotions of a bygone era, and his findings challenge conventional wisdom.

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