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, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 13, 1996
MY FAVORITE HUSBAND (1940s) Lucille Ball and Richard Denning star as Liz and George Cooper. Liz borrows the new neighbor’s baby to make George look like a family man for a prospective employer.
ACADEMY AWARD (9-11-46) “Shadow of a Doubt” starring Joseph Cotton and June Vincent with Jeff Chandler. A young girl slowly comes to realize that her beloved uncle is really a murderer.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-25-51) Book 85, Chapter 8: “Clifford and Toots.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-3-51) Book 85, Chapter 9: “Joan’s plan for her apartment.”
SPOTLIGHT REVUE (6-18-48) Spike Jones and his City Slickers star with Dorothy Shay, the “Park Avenue Hillbilly” in a program of mirth and madness. Guest is singer Buddy Clark.
INNER SANCTUM (6-19-45) “Dead Man’s Holiday” starring Myron McCormick. A man is told that he has been dead for six years.
PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 6: Days of Discord reviews a 25-year period in radio’s history marked by disputes and disruption over the use of live and recorded music.
NOTE: Ken Alexander subs for Chuck Schaden on this program.