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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

There Was No Stopping Orson Welles

  • Aired: 10/29/2013
  • 00:26
  • Rating: NR
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.
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CBS network executives ordered a break in the broadcast, but Welles could not be stopped.
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