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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RADIO TO GET INTO
THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT BY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, November 27, 1993
ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (12-19-48) Ozzie and Harriet decide not to buy extravagant gifts for each other this Christmas.
CALIFORNIA CARAVAN (12-21-47) “How Santa Claus Came to Simpson’s Bar,” based on a true incident that took place on Christmas Eve, 1882.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-28-43) Jack explains why Dennis earns only $35 a week and shouldn’t get a raise. Guest is Barbara Stanwyck.
THIS IS YOUR FBI (12-24-48) “The Return of Saint Nick.” The man who plays Santa for kids in a settlement house disappears.
PHIL HARRIS-ALICE FAYE SHOW (12-11-49) Phil and Remley shop for Alice’s Christmas present.