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, 9a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 25, 1992
WILLSON-NESBITT SHOW (7-28-42) Meredith Willson and his orchestra and storyteller John Nesbitt in this summer replacement show for Fibber McGee and Molly.
WW II flavor.
SUSPENSE (1-3-48) “The Black Curtain” starring Robert Montgomery in the first hour-long Suspense program.
GI JIVE #898 (1940S) GI Jill spins the tunes on the Military Jukebox during WW II.
CLARA, LU AND EM (7-31-42) Back fence gossip from daytime radio during WW II. The girls discuss V-Mail, the Japanese, plane spotters and the arrival of WACS at Des Moines.
CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (6-28-42) Last show of the season as Edgar Bergen welcomes Walter Brennan, Ginny Simms and says good-bye to regulars Abbott and Costello.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-27-50) Book 79, Chapter 15. “The girl with the big automobile.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-30-50) Chapter 80, Book 1. “Pinky faces the music.”