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  • War of the Worlds: American Experience

American Experience | Orson Welles' Press Conference | PBS

Duration: 00:23
Program: War of the Worlds: American Experience #2506
Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 2013

Orson Welles could not imagine how anyone could believe that Martians had really landed in New Jersey. At the CBS press conference the day following his "War of the Worlds" broadcast, Welles was asked whether he believed he had taken advantage of the public. "I can't imagine an invasion from Mars would find ready acceptance," responded Welles.

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Post Date: October 15, 2013