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Laurier's Paul Heyer featured in PBS documentary on Orson Welles' 'War of the Worlds' broadcast


Faculty of Arts/The Waterloo Region Record

published: 2013 | Newsletter | Alumni newsletter

Communication Studies professor and media historian Dr. Paul Heyer was featured in a recent PBS documentary on the 1938 radio broadcast of 'War of the Worlds'. Having written several articles and books on Orson Welles, Heyer was called on to provide his expertise in 1930s radio, and to talk about Welles in particular. 

Download the article at: http://www.therecord.com/living-story/4148783-martian-mayhem-war-of-the-worlds-an-incredible-moment-in-radio-75-years-ago/

revised Oct 31/13

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