American Experience

Orson Welles' Press Conference

Clip: Season 25 Episode 6 | 23s

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.

Aired: 10/29/13

Rating: NR

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