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). These TWTD Encores are selected by us and each will be available on demand, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections will be changed every week on Wednesday, 9am Central Time. If you're a subscriber to this website, we'll keep you posted. (See our Home Page to subscribe, free.) Thanks for listening.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 25, 1992
HOLLYWOOD MARCH OF DIMES OF THE AIR (1-24-42) Twelve year old Tommy Cook acts as emcee for an hour-long “State of the Nation” report to President Roosevelt prior to the chief executive’s 60th birthday January 30. Appearing on this program of WW II patriotism and entertainment are Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Claudette Colbert, Humphrey Bogart, Dennis Day, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, Kay Kyser, James Cagney, Maureen O’Sullivan, Fibber McGee and Molly, Elliott Lewis and Deanna Durbin.
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1-25-42) Gildy decides that Judge Hooker would be happier if he were a married man.
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-29-42) Bing Crosby stars in a WW II program being broadcast by special shortwave hook-up to the men in the Philippines by request of Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
SPOTLIGHT BANDS (1-31-42) Sammy Kaye and the orchestra from Washington, D.C. Fulton Lewis Jr. presents a WW II salute to the American Red Cross.