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 9, 1994
RED SKELTON SHOW (5-13-49) Red finds a lost dog and tries to find the owner. Finally, he tries to give the dog to Junior, the Mean Little Kid.
WE TAKE YOU BACK (3-13-58) On the 20th Anniversary of the CBS World News Roundup, the beginning of regular news broadcasts on CBS, newsmen Edward R. Murrow, Robert Trout, Dallas Townsend, William L. Schrier, H. V. Kaltenborn and John Daly reminisce about the “new form of journalism” which began in 1938.
FORD THEATRE (5-16-48) “Counselor At Law” starring Les Tremayne in “a thrilling story of a great criminal lawyer… the private and public life of a poor East Side boy who has reached the pinnacle of the legal profession.” Les Tremayne was called in one hour before the broadcast to replace the actor originally scheduled for the starring role.
WE WANT A TOUCHDOWN (9-28-39) Red Barber, “famous sports commentator,” moderates a quiz rivalry with contestants from Colgate and New York universities. It’s “radio football with all the color and thrills of a real game!”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (1-1-51) Book 82 Chapter 1. This is the first of 22 fifteen-minute chapters by Carlton E. Morse. This sequence of programs concern Clifford Barbour’s new job and his new girlfriend.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (1-3-51) Book 82, Chapter 3. (Chapter 2 is missing and not available).