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Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America / Gail Jarrow.

Jarrow, Gail. (Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 070.43 JAR (Text) 33892100622951 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 07/23/2019 Checked out 07/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629797762
  • ISBN: 1629797766
  • Physical Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-134) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1000L Lexile
Subject: War of the worlds (Radio program) > Juvenile literature.
Science fiction radio programs > Psychological aspects > Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Hoaxes in mass media > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
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