We're revisiting part two of the Great Moon Hoax! As the New York Sun's series of astonishing moon discoveries concluded, most people recognized that it was a hoax. But what made people buy into the tall tale in the first place?
You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-great-moon-hoax-of-1835-part-2.htm
And the show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-great-moon-hoax.htm