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.
Be sure to visit our Archives of TWTD Encores. If you're a subscriber to this website, we'll keep you posted. (See our Home Page to subscribe, free.) Thanks for listening.
GREETINGS OF THE SEASON
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 28, 1991
ESCAPE (12-29-50) “The Cave,” a Christmastime story of two young boys who go exploring, find a cave and discover pirates. The spirit of the holiday saves them from disaster.
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (12-30-41) Mrs. Uppington invites the McGees to a New Year’s Eve party and Mayor LaTrivia needs Fibber for some war bond work. Many WW II references throughout.
1941 IN REVIEW (12-28-41) A radio documentary of the historic moments of the year the U.S. entered WW II. Highlights: FDR’s Third Term Inaugural; the war in Europe; Churchill’s appeal to the U.S. for help; Lindbergh’s plea for continued isolationism; the sinking of the Bismarck; Japanese peace overtures; the bombing of Pearl Harbor; declaration of war.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-28-41) Jack’s traditional New Year’s broadcast. An interesting and moving early WW II program, just three weeks after Pearl Harbor.