Letters and Politics

Original “Fake News”: The Infamous War of the World’s Broadcast

In this episode, host Mitch Jeserich speaks with A. Brad Schwartz, author of Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News, about the original fake news broadcast. We also play clips of the 1938 War of the World’s broadcast.

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