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“War of the Worlds,” revisited

According to this news report on CNET.com, some people in Tuscumbia, Alabama were actually frightened by a local radio stations semi-humorous ad campaign for a format change, which included images of aliens— the green kind from outer space. Didn’t this happen half-a-century ago when Orson Welles read War of the Worlds on the radio . . . ?