American Experience

There Was No Stopping Orson Welles

Clip: Season 25 Episode 6 | 26s

At one point during Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast, CBS network executives ordered an identifying station break to tell listeners that it was only a play. By that time, however, there was no stopping Orson Welles.

Aired: 10/29/13

Rating: NR

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