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Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

TWTD Archive – June 26th, 1993

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, June 26, 1993

A 60th Anniversary Salute

DON MC NEILL STORY (6-22-63) ABC Radio offers an informal documentary on the radio life of Don McNeill and the Breakfast Club.

BREAKFAST CLUB (6-23-53) From the Terrace Casino of the Morrison Hotel in
Chicago, it’s the 20th anniversary of the program starring Don McNeill and Fran Allison, Sam Cowling, Peggy Taylor, Johnny Desmond and Eddie Ballentine and the orchestra.

BREAKFAST CLUB/DON MC NEILL SHOW (12-27-68) From the Clouds Room of the Allerton Hotel in Chicago, it’s Don McNeill’s final broadcast after more than 35 years on the air with the Breakfast Club format. Don and the gang say goodbye to listeners.  Featured are Sam Cowling, Fran Allison, Cathy Taylor, Captain Stubby, Eddie Ballentine and the orchestra.