This is History: Witchcraft, The Beginnings of Prohibition, Orson Welles’ ‘War of the Worlds’, ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown’ Debuts

PHOTO: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Courtesy of ABC.

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the first witchcraft trial in 1390, the history of Halloween dating back to 1745, the Volstead Act is passed, Orson Welles’ broadcast of ‘War of the Worlds’ panics America, the Patriot Act is passed into law, Its the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown debuts, Hurricane Sandy makes landfall, Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise.