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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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 4, 1992
YOU ARE THERE (7-4-48) “Philadelphia, July 4, 1776” CBS newsmen cover the events at the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
IT’S TIME TO SMILE (6-3-42) Eddie Cantor broadcasts before a U.S. Army audience at Camp Haan, Riverside, California. Lots of WW II comedy from Eddie and the gang. Guest is actress Veronica Lake.
SUSPENSE (5-31-45) “August Heat” starring Ronald Colman.
STAN FREBERG PRESENTS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (5-1-61) A musical satire written by Stan Freberg, narrated by Paul Frees, featuring Jesse White, Peter Leeds, Walter Tetley, Marvin Miller, June Foray, Barney Phillips, Jud Conlon Singers, Billy May and the orchestra. Expanded version of the original recording.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-19-50) Book 79, Chapter 9. “Paul goes to see Nicolette.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-20-50) Book 79, Chapter 10. “Jack reports on his trip.”