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

TWTD Archive – April 27, 1996

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, 6 a.m. Central Time.

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“Thanks for Listening”

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 27, 1996

As we observe our twenty-sixth broadcast anniversary today, we’ll express appreciation to our listeners.. and to some special friends who helped us call attention to our program during the first few years we were on the air.

CROMIE CIRCLE (7-17-70) Bob Cromie, writer, reviewer and host of “Book Beat” on Public Television, moderated this audio track from the late night TV talk show.The subject is old time radio and guests are radio actors Paul Barnes, Sarajane Wells, John Gannon, Norman Gottshalkl and the host of a new radio show, Chuck Schaden.

KENNEDY & COMPANY (7-31-70) Bob Kennedy and Jennie Crim in an audio excerpt from their early-morning TV talk show discuss old time radio with actors Shirley Bell Cole, Harry Elders, Paul Barnes, plus Chuck Schaden.

RAY RAYNER SHOW (5-19-71) Popular morning TV host Ray Rayner in an audio excerpt from his show with guest Chuck Schaden who has brought along some secret decoders and other radio premiums.

JACK EIGAN SHOW (9-7-71) Late night radio’s interview personality with guests actress Carmelita Pope, dress manufacturer Norman Kaplan, and radio host Chuck Schaden.

CONTACT (8-24-72) Dave Baum, with his nightly radio show, devotes some time to the subject of old time radio with guest Chuck Schaden.