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 Radio news about radio waves.
 News Report
 Produced by Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC in New York.
 Wave Farm/WGXC 90.7-FM  
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First, radio headlines, including the Federal Communications Commission's extension of the low-power FM application window until Nov. 14. Then, a listen back at the 75th anniversary of The Mercury Theatre on the Air's Oct. 30, 1938 broadcast of "The War of the Worlds." Orson Welles was influenced by two earlier, similar "fake newscasts," one in which he portrayed the reporter. Welles also, reportedly, used the radio broadcast of the Hindenburg disaster as a template for his broadcast. For this report, we tune in AT&T phone operators, who remember the calls they received during the broadcast. This report also excerpts Welles press conference the next day, and a radio interview with H.G. Wells, author of "The War of the Worlds" book.
Produced by Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC in New York. With excerpts of historic interviews with Orson Welles; H.G. Wells; AT&T phone operators who worked Oct. 30, 1938; and the radio broadcast of the Hindenburg explosion.

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Radio news about radio waves.
00:26:07 English 2013-10-28
 Produced by Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC in New York.
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