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 28, 1992
KRAFT MUSIC HALL 2-24-42) Bing Crosby with Fay Bainter, Jack Carson, Janet Blair. “Time Marches Back” to Christmas morning, 1776. WW II flavor.
IT’S TIME TO SMILE (11-25-42) Eddie Cantor tries to avoid guest Jack Benny who keeps calling about a big business deal.
ALDRICH FAMILY (6-18-42) To earn money for the WW II bond drive, Henry and Homer order Christmas card samples so they can take orders.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (11-29-42) John Daly and CBS correspondents from world capitols give WW II reports from political and battle fronts.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-29-42) Before an all-military audience in Palm Springs, California, Jack and the gang present a WW II sketch, “Three Men in a Tank” about soldiers in Africa.