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 WRAP, BAKE AND DECORATE BY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 19, 1992
CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (12-21-42) “A Child is Born” starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in an original Nativity play. WW II program.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (12-15-42) Fibber tries to remember where he hid the money for Molly’s Christmas present. WW II flavor.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (12-20-42) John Daly in New York and CBS correspondents from around the world report on WW II news.
BEN BERNIE WAR WORKERS’ PROGRAM (12-21-42) The Old Maestro with Jack Fulton, Fran Allison and the King’s Jesters who sing the WW II song, “Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition.”
COMMAND PERFORMANCE (12-24-42) An all-star WW II program sending Christmas greetings to our fighting men around the world and the folks on the Home Front. Bob Hope, Andrews Sisters, Red Skelton, Spike Jones, Bing Crosby, Ethel Waters, Bergen and McCarthy, Charles Laughton, Jack Benny, Fred Allen and others.