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Orson Welles’ ‘The War of the Worlds’ 75th Anniversary

Seventy-five years ago, Orson Welles broadcasted his now infamous radio adaptation of “The War of the Worlds,” the H.G. Wells science fiction drama. When “The War of the Worlds” hit the Halloween airwaves on October 30, 1938, mass hysteria encompassed the nation, as millions of listeners across the country believed that marauding Martians had actually set down in Grovers Mill, …

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