Wednesday, October 31, 2007

War of the Worlds

The story of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast -- which panicked a nation jittery in the run-up to World War II -- has always been one of my favorite radio stories, and I got to write about it back in 2003, on the 65th anniversary of the broadcast. That column also turned out to be the penultimate "Around the Dial" for the Times, as the paper canceled the feature the following week. Here's the link.

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