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 7, 1993
ACADEMY AWARD (7-3-46) “The Maltese Falcon” starring Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet and Mary Astor.
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (7-28-43) A WW II Fireside Chat as FDR speaks on the fall of Mussolini: “The first crack in the Axis has come. The criminal, corrupt Fascist regime in Italy is going to pieces.”
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (5-11-43) Fibber gets a new barometer and predicts snow in May. WW II flavor.
PAUL SCHUBERT COMMENTARY (8-6-43) WW II discussion of news developments.
VICTORY PARADE OF SPOTLIGHT BANDS (8-28-43) Bob Crosby and his orchestra from San Francisco before a WW II military audience.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (8-8-43) Douglas Edwards and CBS correspondents with WW II news reports. “The American Seventh Army is now within 50 miles of Messina.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (12-20-50) Book 81, Chapter 18.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (12-21-50) Book 81, Chapter 19.