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, March 21, 1992
INNER SANCTUM (1946) “Murder Comes at Midnight” starring Mercedes McCambridge. A sound engineer and his wife rent a house in the country.
WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS (12-15-41) A special WW II program heard on the combined networks of the United States in honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. An all-star cast participates in this dramatic production written and directed by Norman Corwin. Cast includes Cpl. James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Marjorie Main, Walter Brennan, Edward G. Robinson, Bob Burns, Orson Welles, Rudy Vallee. President Roosevelt makes significant remarks one week after the U.S. Declaration of War on Japan and just a few days after entering into war with Germany.
G.I. JIVE # 756 (1940s) Jill spins the records for WW II servicemen.
THIS IS WAR (3-21-42) “You’re On Your Own” stars Ezra Stone, Claude Raines and Everett Sloan in a profile of Mr. Jones, average American and what WW II is doing to his normal routine.
TRIBUTE TO VIC AND SADE (1973) Part 3 of the 4-part salute.