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, November 26, 1994
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (11-28-44) Rare remote broadcast for the McGees as Jim and Marian Jordan and the cast broadcast on behalf of WW II’s Sixth War Loan Drive from Chicago’s Navy Pier.
WORDS AT WAR (11-14-44) “One Damn Thing After Another” is the story of WW II newspaper correspondent Tom Traynor.
SPEAKING OF RADIO The Jack Benny Program (11-26-94) Part 11 in the 12-part series. In this segment: Phil Harris’ first appearance on the show; Benny Show rehearsal; Too many mistakes; How Are Things in Glocca Morra?; Phil and Remley; That’s What I Like About the South. Comments by Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Elliott Lewis.
EDDIE CANTOR SHOW (12-20-44) Eddie and the gang celebrate the holiday season and Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr.’s first Christmas. WW II flavor.
THE HOME FRONT (1982) Part 7: Liberation – 1944.
HOP HARRIGAN (11-7-44) Hop and Tank Tinker, in disguise as Nazi officers, steal an enemy plane from the “Death’s Head Squadron” in this isolated WW II episode of the adventure series.