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 27, 1996
FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1994) The final program in the 18-part series of re-enactments of the 1932 Marx Brothers radio show.
THE WHISTLER (7-9-43) “Eye For an Eye” A scientist traps four people he suspects of murdering his brother.
ONE NIGHT STAND #431 (11-19-44) “The gay rhythms of Gay Claridige and his orchestra” in a remote broadcast from Chicago’s Chez Paree night club.
BOB HOPE SHOW (1950s) Guest Richard Widmark joins Bob and Margaret Whiting, Bill Goodwin, Joe Kearns, Sheldon Leonard and Les Brown and band. Bob tells of his encounter with a bully called Mugs Widmark.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-8-51) Book 85, Chapter 12: “Jack lays down the law.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-9-51) Book 85, Chapter 13: “Toots in pursuit of knowledge.”
PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 8: A Word from the Sponsor, discussing radio advertising from the first record plugs on experimental station 8XK in 1919, through the tentative experimentation of early stations and networks, to its present-day status as a billion-dollar-year industry.