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This Week in History: October 30 1938, Orson Welles’ ‘War of the Worlds’ is broadcast on the radio

It is an episode that has gone down in media history as disturbing but also strangely funny. Orson Welles’ radio dramatisation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds was…