Books tagged: demagoguery

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Orson Welles War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast October 30, 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Columnist Dorothy Thompson believed Orson Welles deserved the Congressional Medal for his War of the Worlds broadcast. She believed this because the fear and panic produced prompted an awareness of the power of demagoguery to influence masses of people. Broadcast on Halloween Eve in 1938 it happened during an era when Hitler and Mussolini threatened world peace. The story made headlines for days.
Three Speeches
You set the price! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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A high school graduation speech goes terribly awry. This short story first appeared in First Stop Fiction, February, 2014.