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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RADIO TO ADDRESS CHRISTMAS CARDS BY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 12, 1992
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (12-20-42) Gildy neglects Leila Ransom while the family exchanges Christmas gifts. WW II flavor.
GUNSMOKE (12-23-56) Christmas Eve in Dodge City finds a couple staying uninvited in a rancher’s barn.
VIC AND SADE (8-6-42) Sade and Rush try to decide (in August) which Christmas cards should be sent to whom.
PHILCO RADIO TIME (12-25-46) Bing presents his annual Christmas show. Sketch: “The Small One.”
SOLDIERS OF THE PRESS (1940s) War correspondent Henry Goral tells a WW II story for Christmas.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (12-8-42) With so many men in the service during WW II, Fibber is dismayed at all the women taking overt civilian jobs.
BEN BERNIE WAR WORKERS’ PROGRAM (12-14-42) Music and variety for defense plant workers during WW II.