JFK Part II
Follow Kennedy into the White House, through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency.
JFK Part I
Charting the years of President John F. Kennedy.
War of the Worlds
The 1938 radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds."
From Martian to German
Fear and the Great Depression
Chronicling the 16-year struggle to fashion Mount Rushmore.
Recalling the 1938 radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" by Orson Welles and his "Mercury Theater on the Air" crew, which occurred on Mischief Night. Some listeners believed the program's account of a Martian invasion to be true and panicked.
The hits and the highlights from WGBH