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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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, January 22, 1972
YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR (7-4-51) “The Alonzo Chapman Matter” starring Edmund O’Brien as America’s fabulous free-lance insurance investigator. A traveling salesman is found shot to death in a parking lot. Dollar investigates and finds that Chapman met a young lady in a bar.
MA PERKINS RE-ENACTMENT (5-29-71) A respectful re-enactment of an isolated episode of the long-running daytime drama, originally presented live on Those Were The Days, featuring Chicago broadcast personalities Bob Kennedy, Rita Ascot Boyd, Phil Bowman, Johnny Coons and Viola Berwick.
CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (9-28-47) Charlie wants to go out with guest Betty Hutton, but Bergen says she’s too wild and not refined enough for Charlie.
INNER SANCTUM (1940s) “Twice Dead” starring Larry Haines. “Here on cathedral rock, David Morgan, grief-tortured, tugged his wife’s impaled body off the bloody point of the tallest spire. There are those in the village who say that David’s mind is broken, because he insists Carol will come back to live with him…”