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Orson Welles Explaining Radio Broadcast at Press Conference, October 31, 1938. (Courtesy PBS.)

War of the Worlds 75 Years Later

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 11:47am

In this age of Twitter and Facebook, it’s hard to imagine anyone mistaking a fictitious radio news report on a Martian invasion for the real thing. It did happen 75 years ago when Orson Welles broadcast the radio play "...

Freedom Summer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:19am

This week marks the 50th anniversary of that summer of 1964 when black and white volunteers from across the country went down to Mississippi to end rigid segregation and blocking voter registration among blacks. The...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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