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 6, 1993
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-7-43) WW II broadcast from the Marine Corps Air Station in the Mojave Desert. Airplanes “buzz” Jack throughout the show!
VICTORY PARADE OF SPOTLIGHT BANDS (7-26-43) Ozzie Nelson and his orchestra with vocalist Harriet Hilliard entertain WW II workers at the B. F. Goodrich plant in Akron, Ohio.
TREASURY STAR PARADE (10-20-43) WW II program, “No Greater Sacrifice”, about the “”brave Chinese who sheltered the Americans after the raid on Tokyo.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-14-43) Jack and the gang broadcast before an audience of WW II servicemen at Turney General Hospital in Palm Springs.
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (10-7-43) Bing Crosby welcomes guest Lucille Ball. Time Marches Back . WW II flavor.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (11-9-43) The WW II food shortage prompts Fibber to make his own chili sauce.
NOTE: KEN ALEXANDER is guest host for this TWTD program.