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SETI [Fwd: No panic when Martians-BBC News Story About The Radio Broadcast That Panicked America!]

Alex Michael Bonnici ( bonnici@ix.netcom.com )
Sun, 01 Nov 1998 01:12:03 -0500

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Date: Sat, 31 Oct 1998 23:41:06 -0500
From: Alex Michael Bonnici <bonnici@ix.netcom.com>
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Subject: No panic when Martians-BBC News Story About The Radio Broadcast That Panicked America!
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Hello Gang,
There is an interesting news story on the BBC web site that
suggests that stories about mass panic in connection Orson Welles'
famous radio dramatization of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" were
greatly exaggerated. The story can be seen via the following link:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_203000/203924.stm

Alex Michael Bonnici

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