Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Michael Dawson

Recorded October 29th, 1988 - 14 min

A conversation with the Chicago filmmaker who was in the process of preparing Citizen Welles, a documentary on actor-producer-director Orson Welles. We spoke in the studios of WBBM, Chicago prior to the 50th anniversary airing of the original Welles broadcast of “War of the Worlds” on the Mercury Theatre on the Air.


One Comment

  1. Jim Melka says... comment left on September 9, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    A very informative interview that made me want to look into “Citizen Welles”. Parts of it are out there on YouTube.

    After I listened, then I went to the Oct 30 1938 “The War Of The Worlds”. This interview made that program even more meaningful.

    Thank You!