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6:30 pm

PANIC!! Crises, Hoaxes and Fake News that Rocked 19th c. New York

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Macaulay Honors College, 35 W 67th St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Think we’ve got it bad today? 19th century NYC was littered with hoaxes, tall tales, ultra-fake news–and the masses who fell for it all. Social historian Tom Miller (aka the Daytonian in Manhattan blogger) reaches into his mesmerizing bag o’ history to bring us tales of giant man-bats, sapphire temples and city streets overtaken by wild animals.

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