The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

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What were the main factors that contributed to the hysteria in the "War of Worlds"?  

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If the reference point is the radio broadcast in 1938, I think that one could argue several points as to why there was panic and hysteria inducted.  One one hand, the time period was of significant mention.  Fascism in Europe was at a dominant level and there was a fairly strict...

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