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, August 8, 1992
SUSPENSE (1-26-50) “Mr. Diogenes” starring Ozzie and Harriet Nelson with Joseph Kearns who executes an elaborate plot to cheat a radio give-away show of a big money prize.
SPECIAL WW II BROADCAST (8-6-42) Coverage of a ceremony “somewhere on the East Coast.” President Roosevelt presents to Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and to her fighting countrymen a new combat vessel, a U.S. built U.S. Navy submarine chaser to fight Axis U-Boats.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (6-2-42) Uncle Dennis is still missing. Second of two consecutive and related shows. WW II theme.
THE WORLD TODAY (8-10-42) WW II news and analysis by Quincy Howe and CBS correspondents at home and abroad. “American forces have landed on the Solomon Islands and fighting is raging.”
TREASURY STAR PARADE #8 (1942) WW II patriotism on the air. “What Freedom Means to Me.”
SUSPENSE (11-9-50) “Blood on the Trumpet” starring William Holden with trumpet effects by Ziggy Elman. New Orleans police investigate the murder of a woman who was beaten to death.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (11-2-50) Book 80, Chapter 4. “Pinky is faced with work!”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (11-3-50) Book 80, Chapter 5. “Pinky’s first day of slavery.