War of the Worlds

by Dean Robbins
| October 25, 2013

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Seventy-five years ago, millions of radio listeners were shocked to hear alerts announcing the arrival of Martians. Writer Dean Robbins tells us the story behind one of history's greatest stunts.

Tags: Orson Welles / War of the Worlds / Martian / Halloween / hoax
Dean Robbins

Dean Robbins is a journalist and author based in Madison. He has won state and national awards for arts, features and news stories, and has contributed to magazines and newspapers around the country.