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). These TWTD Encores are selected by us and each will be available on demand, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections will be changed every week on Wednesday, 9am Central Time. If you're a subscriber to this website, we'll keep you posted. (See our Home Page to subscribe, free.) Thanks for listening.
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And a Variety of Sounds
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 3, 1997
SUSPENSE (1-16-47) Overture in Two Keys” starring Joan Bennett with Howard Duff. The wife of a music professor falls in love with her husband’s student.
ARRIVAL OF THE HINDENBURG (5-6-37) Announcer Herb Morrison, at Lakehurst New Jersey to record the arrival of the airship Hindenburg from Germany, ends up covering one of the great aviation disasters when the ship exploded and crashed. This is a speed-corrected restoration of the original recording.
ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (9-16-45) In order to pass the initiation of the Unicorns Lodge, Ozzie must be totally agreeable for twenty-four hours.
HALLMARK PLAYHOUSE (7-22-48) “The Citadel” highlights the struggles of a young doctor in a coal mining town.
PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 26: News… the War Years covers the development of news on the air from 1935-1945.