a Sunday night in 1938 Orson Welles and the CBS Mercury Theatre
scared the daylights out of America with an adaptation of H.G. Wells'
War of the Worlds.
one at the network realized the impact the hour-long program would
have. In those days, if you heard it on radio it had to be real.
Orson Welles production was rebroadcast on WDRC
Halloween night 1971; click
here for details.
carried the broadcast and here's what The Hartford Courant
had to say the next day, mentioning neither the station or the network