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, May 2, 1992
CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (5-3-42) Edgar Bergen welcomes guest Edward Everett Horton who has a complaint about Charlie’s pet kangaroo. Regulars include Abbott & Costello, Ray Noble and the orchestra.
THE HOME FRONT (1982) Part 5 in the 8-part WW II documentary. “Give Till it Hurts – 1942.”
CANADA DRY PROGRAM (5-2-32) Jack Benny’s first appearance on his own program. Broadcast “live” with no studio audience.
VIC AND SADE (5-6-42) Rush and his friends start a scrap drive for the WW II effort: “The Virginia Avenue Area Sons of Patriotism Salvage Indemnity.”
TEXACO STAR THEATRE (5-3-42) Fred Allen with guest Oscar Levant. Fred’s “March of Trivia” discusses the “stagger plan” for WW II wartime work and the Texaco Workshop Players present a “One Long Pan” sketch.