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 7, 1992
TREASURY STAR PARADE (2-25-42) First program in the long-running series of patriotism and morale-building for home front audiences during WW II.
INNER SANCTUM (6-12-45) “Portrait of Death.” A woman’s portrait leads to death.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (3-8-42) Remote broadcast from the U.S. Marine Corps base in San Diego, California. Joan Bennett guests. WW II flavor throughout.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (11-11-40) “Nothing Sacred” starring Joan Bennett and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Radio version of 1937 film. A wrongly-diagnosed small-town girl expresses a last wish to see New York City before she dies.
TOM MIX RALSTON STRAIGHT-SHOOTERS (4-18-41) Isolated episode. An enemy agent is out to bomb a defense plant (eight months before Pearl Harbor.) WW II related.
TRIBUTE TO VIC AND SADE (1973) Part 1 of a 4-part salute to Paul Rhymer’s show and cast. Includes interviews with Bernardine Flynn, Clarence Hartzell, Bill Idleson.