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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FOR AND ABOUT KIDS
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Sunday, September 27, 1970
BABY SNOOKS (1940s) Fanny Brice stars as Snooks with Hanley Stafford as Daddy. Daddy takes Snooks to the opera.
BOBBY BENSON AND THE B-BAR-B RIDERS (8-15-50) “The Three Wise Monkeys.” Young ranch owner Bobby Benson and his friends investigate when a neighboring rancher is attacked and a “see-no-evil” monkey statue is stolen.
BLUE BEETLE (1947) Isolated episode in the syndicated series, an obvious take-off on The Green Hornet.
HOP HARRIGAN (1940s) Isolated episode in the exploits of “America’s Ace of the Airwaves.”
ARMSTRONG OF THE S.B.I. (1951) After Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy became a man he joined the Scientific Bureau of Investigation, with radio adventures heard in complete half-hour shows, three times a week. This one was called “The Deadliest of the Species.”
TOM MIX RALSTON STRAIGHT-SHOOTERS (5-8-45) This isolated episode was broadcast live on V-E Day, the day Germany surrendered near the end of World War II.