We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Wednesday, 9a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 1, 1993
FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1991) Third program in the BBC series based on scripts used by Groucho and Chico Marx on the Five Star Theatre in 1932.
SOUND OFF #25 (1943) Songwriter-singer Johnny Mercer presents a record request program for servicemen during WW II.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-18-43) Still recuperating from his illness, Jack takes in the sun at poolside. WW II flavor.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (4-18-43) WW II reports: Allied planes are hurling death and destruction on the Axis over a wide area of the Mediterranean.”
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (3-14-43) Gildersleeve struggles with his income tax and his conscience. WW II setting.
MADAME CHAING KAI-SHEK (4-4-43) From the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Madame Chaing Kai-Shek presents a dramatic narrative of the WW II fight between China and Japan.