W. Joseph Campbell

A War of the Worlds reminisence

In Media myths, Media myths and radio on November 1, 2009 at 7:07 pm

NPR’s “Morning Edition” on Friday included a faintly humorous segment featuring a Mississippi’s man story of his family’s frightened reactions to the War of the Worlds radio dramatization in 1938.

A tip of the chapeau to my AU faculty colleague, Angie Chuang, for alerting me to the segment.

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