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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FROM OUT OF THE WEST
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, January 16, 1971
GUNSMOKE (5-10-59) William Conrad stars as US Marshal Matt Dillon, with Parley Baer as Chester. The widow of a Senator arrives in Dodge City in search of her grandson “who belongs back at Yale College where he belongs.”
HOOFBEATS (1937) Isolated episode of the radio western starring Buck Jones who rides with his horse Silver.
ACADEMY AWARD (5-4-46) “Stagecoach” starring Claire Trevor and Randolph Scott in the story of a group of assorted passengers traveling into Indian territory.
LONE RANGER (1930s)”Cattle Drive” starring Earle Graser as the Masked Rider of the Plaines. The notorious Steel plans a massive cattle drive to sell 50,000 head and break the Clarksville cattle market wide open. The Lone Ranger, Tonto and the ranchers take measure to prevent the outlaw from carrying out his plans.
STRAIGHT ARROW (6-7-51) Steve Adams, as Straight Arrow, acts to stop a plot to overthrow the chief of the tribe. Howard Culver stars in this isolated episode.
PLUS — Stan Freberg’s “Bang Gunleigh, U.S. Marshall Field; and a Bob and Ray comedy clip.