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Old Sep 24th, 2010, 09:00 AM       
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He even said a woman had tripped, then threw her shoes off saying she wasn't going to need them anymore.


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Nick: You are indeed correct that the news reports of hysteria were greatly exaggerated by the newspapers, fearing they would be wiped out by radio.
However, in 1949 a Spanish version of the joke was played in Ecuador. The panic, and soon after riot of hundreds that followed caused at least six deaths, and they burned the radio station to the ground.
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