From PBS and American Experience - Relive Orson Welles' infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned. The film examines the elements that made America ripe for the hoax: America's longtime fascination with life on Mars; the emergence of radio as a powerful new medium; the shocking Hindenburg explosion of 1937; and Welles himself, the 23-year-old wunderkind director of the drama and mischief-maker supreme.

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WGBH Educational Foundation
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English (Stereo)

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CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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