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 Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.
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THOSE THRILLING DAYS OF YESTERYEAR
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, August 14, 1971
GANGBUSTERS (1950s) The story of how wiretapping a public telephone helps apprehend a trio of wanted criminals.
AMOS ‘N’ ANDY (4-3-39) Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll in their first broadcast for Campbell Soup and their first on the Columbia Network. NOTE—Chuck tells of some correspondence between himself and Charles Correll regarding this Amos ‘n’ Andy program.
MY FAVORITE HUSBAND (1950s) Lucille Ball and Richard Denning. Liz tries out for the lead in the Woman’s Club play but doesn’t get the part.
NICK CARTER, MASTER DETECTIVE (2-5-44) Nick and his companion Patsy solve “The Mystery of the Corpse in the Cab” or “Nick Carter and the Mystery of Murder in the Park.”
PLUS—Baby Snooks and Daddy with some CBS radio program features.