War of the Worlds: American Experience
Full Program: How Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an anxious nation 52:10
Americans were living in fear during the height of the Great Depression. 00:18
In the 1930s, Americans worried when radio programs were interrupted by news bulletins. 00:16
During the height of the Great Depression, radios were being purchased by the millions. 00:29
Airing October 29, 9/8c. The most famous invasion that never happened. 00:30
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