1968: WKBW War of the Worlds

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Purple Eagle
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1968: WKBW War of the Worlds

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1968: (long intro)

The War of the Worlds presented in 1968 was a radio drama, originally aired by Buffalo, New York radio station WKBW 1520 on October 31, 1968. It was a modernized version of the original radio drama aired by CBS in 1938.

Danny Kriegler served as the director of the radio drama while Jefferson Kaye served as its producer.

The broadcast, its subsequent re-airings and remakes, and multiple airings alongside the original 1938 radio drama made Buffalo, New York the War of the Worlds Radio Capital of The World in a 2009 resolution by the New York State Senate.

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Re: 1968: WKBW War of the Worlds

Post by NU1971 »

i remember listening to the broadcast. Very realistic.
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