CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Grovers Mill, New Jersey: Richard Roth) Orson Welles' martian hoax in New Jersey in 1938 recalled. [Dick STIVES - says he remembers night.] [In 1955, WELLES - laughs about hoax.] Scenes shown from "Countdown to Looking Glass"; details of product given. [Psychologist Joel COOPER - comments on situation.] Recreation of "War of the Worlds" for National Public Radio discussed. [Actor Steve ALLEN, COOPER - comment on mass hysteria.]
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