George Orson Welles apologizes for the The War of the Worlds broadcast (October 31 1938)

On October 30, 1938 radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells brought Welles instant fame. The combination of the news bulletin form of the performance with the between-breaks dial spinning habits of listeners from the rival and far more popular Edgar Bergen/Charlie McCarthy program was later reported in the media… Read More George Orson Welles apologizes for the The War of the Worlds broadcast (October 31 1938)