Michelle Ferrari & A. Brad Schwartz
Produced & Directed by
Recreations Directed by
Melissa S. Martin
Director of Photography
Hair & Make-Up
Best Boy Lighting
Best Boy Electric
Ismael “Smiley” Levia
Vicky Boone Casting
Aaron D. Nee
Alisa Placas Frutman
Post-Production Sound Services
C.A. Sound, Inc.
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E.
Sound EFX Editor
Foley Recordist/Foley Editor
P. Andrew Willis
John Kusiak - Keyboards
P. Andrew Willis - Synthesizer
Robert Jaret - Synthesizer
Beth Cohen – Violin & Viola
Richard Ranti – Bassoon
From Patriot’s Day
Richard Sebring – French Horn
Bill Novick - Clarinet
Steven Emory - Trumpet
Jill Dreeben - Flute
The radio play War of The Worlds was written by Howard Koch
Excerpts from The Invasion From Mars by Hadley Cantril © 1940 Used by permission from Princeton University Press
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Everett Collection, Inc.
Historic Films Archive, LLC
Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Library of Congress
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The New York Times © 8/27/1911, 10/27/1938, 10/31/1938, 11/8/1938, 12/9/1938 All Rights Reserved.
Ohio Historical Society
Science Source/Photo Researchers
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Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries
Streamline Films, Inc.
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Chris Welles Feder Collection, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan
Richard Wilson Collection, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan
Lauren Amundson, Lowell Observatory
Mary Louise Bill
Commodore Perry Estate
MPS Studios /Meredith Stephens
Shawn Purcell, Senior Librarian, New York State Library
Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut
In memory of Rodger Nordblom, whose passion brought history to life.
Post Production Supervisor
Marketing Account Manager
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The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.