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Richard Gerrig

Richard Gerrig appears in the following:

War of the Worlds

Monday, March 24, 2008

Martians, mass media, and hysteria -- how War of the Worlds sparked panic in the 1930s, & fooled audiences again and again for decades.

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Could It Happen Again? (And Again?)

We take an in depth look at a War of the Worlds radio play incident with even more dire consequences. In 1949, when Radio Quito decided to translate the Orson Welles stunt for an Equadorian audience, no one knew that the result would be a riot that burned down the ...

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