Orson Welles 1938 Radio Broadcast Of ‘War Of The Worlds.’

The most significant scare of a radio broadcast in US history. Orson Welles reimagining of HG Wells ‘War Of The Worlds’ for a live-action real-time reenactment of aliens attacking the nation caused panic to listeners.

War Of The Worlds History

Original 1938 Radio Broadcast

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2 Responses to Orson Welles 1938 Radio Broadcast Of ‘War Of The Worlds.’

  1. Gadget Girl 71 says:

    I remember my dad telling me about this when I was a child, you would be freaked out as you didn’t get news coverage etc like we do now.

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  2. KT Workman says:

    In today’s media climate of disinformation, it would probably be seen as just another overblown blip, and ignored. Like the boy who cries wolf…

    Liked by 1 person

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