Throwback Tuesday: LHS students re-created the War of the Worlds broadcast 10 years ago. Listen here.

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Throwback Tuesday: LHS students re-created the War of the Worlds broadcast 10 years ago. Listen here.

Orson Welles' War of the Worlds was broadcast 80 years ago today.  Above is Orson Welles performing during the live broadcast.  Click here to see the original broadcast. Photo from the War of the Worlds Original 1938 CBS Broadcast.

Orson Welles' War of the Worlds was broadcast 80 years ago today. Above is Orson Welles performing during the live broadcast. Click here to see the original broadcast. Photo from the War of the Worlds Original 1938 CBS Broadcast.

Orson Welles' War of the Worlds was broadcast 80 years ago today. Above is Orson Welles performing during the live broadcast. Click here to see the original broadcast. Photo from the War of the Worlds Original 1938 CBS Broadcast.

Orson Welles' War of the Worlds was broadcast 80 years ago today. Above is Orson Welles performing during the live broadcast. Click here to see the original broadcast. Photo from the War of the Worlds Original 1938 CBS Broadcast.

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Today is the 80th anniversary of the War of the Worlds Broadcast.  This broadcast caused panic nationwide because people thought it was a real martian invasion.  For more information about the original broadcast, click here.

10 years ago Mrs. Robinson’s “Lancer Theatre on the Air” students re-created and recorded their own version of the broadcast from the original script.  Click here to see the promotion of the Live Stream from 2008 from Londonderry News.

Lancer alum Kevin Lessard, who was a Lancer Spirit editor and Radio Club staff member, stars in the role of Orson Welles.  Lessard is currently working as a television news producer at WBZ-TV in Boston.

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