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 Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.
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THE GREAT KIDS’ SHOWS
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, June 6, 1970
JACK ARMSTRONG, THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY (1939) Isolated episode. Jack, Billy, Betty and Uncle Jim visit the mysterious Great Grand Lama in Tibet to return the Secret Sacred Sanskrit parchment scroll.
TARZAN OF THE APES (1934) First episode of the original radio version with James Pierce as Tarzan and Joan Burroughs (daughter of author Edgar Rice Burroughs) as Jane.
ADVENTURES OF FRANK MERRIWELL (8-7-33) Isolated episode. “Frank Confesses in the Dark” about his weakness.
BUSTER BROWN GANG (1940s) Smilin’ Ed McConnell with Squeaky the Mouse, Froggy the Gremlin, Midnight the Cat and Granny the Piano. Ed tells a story about a 12-year old boy and the Indians at the time the U.S. was colonizing the states.
CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT (5-14-47) Isolated episode in “The Adventure of the Stolen Star.” Ed Prentiss is Captain Midnight. Tom Moore announces for Ovaltine.
PLUS – Excerpts from Tom Mix; Let’s Pretend; Superman; Bobby Benson; and Tom Corbett, Space Cadet.