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Looking back 75 years ago to 'War of the Worlds'

by Take Two

Today is the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast. Although information has emerged recently putting into doubt the reality of the so called "mass-hysteria" it caused, it still remains a landmark event in broadcasting history.

To commemorate this occasion, R.H. Greene, producer of the documentary "War of the Welles" joins us to discuss the immediate impact and long-term legacy of Welles' work.

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