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 SPACE AGE
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Sunday, November 15, 1970
TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET (2-26-52) A Space Cadet is suddenly threatened by a Spaceman’s most dreaded disease – space fever.
SUSPENSE (9-9-62) “A Strange Day in May” starring William Mason. An astronaut take a space flight to find out what happened to the two astronauts before him who never returned.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is comedian MILTON BERLE who talks about his lengthy show business career. Recorded 11-10-70 at Mill Run Theatre in Niles, Illinois.
GUEST STAR (1940s) Milton Berle and Kenny Delmar reminisce about their school days together.
BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY (1930s) Isolated episode in one of radio’s first science fiction adventures.
PLUS – Various clips featuring Milton Berle on radio.