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Tue. Aug 29, 8:00 PM
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Part One

Wed. Aug 30, 1:00 AM
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Part One

Wed. Aug 30, 4:00 AM
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War of the Worlds

Recalling the 1938 radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" by Orson Welles and his "Mercury Theater on the Air" crew, which occurred on Mischief Night. Some listeners believed the program's account of a Martian invasion to be true and panicked.

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American Experience Showtimes

Part One Tue. Aug 29 at 8:00 PM WGBH 2
Part One Wed. Aug 30 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Part One Wed. Aug 30 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Part One Wed. Aug 30 at 12:00 PM WGBX 44
Part One Thu. Aug 31 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Part One Fri. Sep 1 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Part One Sat. Sep 2 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Part One Sat. Sep 2 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Part One Sat. Sep 2 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Part One Sat. Sep 2 at 6:30 PM WGBH 2
Part One Sat. Sep 2 at 9:00 PM WGBX 44
Part One Sun. Sep 3 at 3:00 AM WGBX 44
Part Two Tue. Sep 5 at 8:00 PM WGBH 2
Part Two Wed. Sep 6 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
Part Two Wed. Sep 6 at 4:00 AM WGBH 2
Part Two Wed. Sep 6 at 12:00 PM WGBX 44
Part Two Thu. Sep 7 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Part Two Fri. Sep 8 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Part Two Sat. Sep 9 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Part Two Sat. Sep 9 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Part Two Sat. Sep 9 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Part Two Sat. Sep 9 at 9:00 PM WGBX 44
Part Two Mon. Sep 11 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44

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