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, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 7, 1995
RED SKELTON SHOW (4-15-47) Skelton’s Scrapbook of Satire features Deadeye and Junior the Mean Little Kid.
I WAS A COMMUNIST FOR THE FBI (1952) Dana Andrews stars as Matt Cvetic “who lived for nine years as an undercover agent for the FBI.” Cvetic visits a prison to recruit about-to-be parolees for membership into the Party.
POP CHRONICLES – The 40s (1972) Third program in the eight-part series. Music from the WW II years.
BULLDOG DRUMMOND (1940s) Ned Weaver as Drummond, who investigates intrigue at the race track.
TWENTY QUESTIONS (9-18-48) It’s the “animal, vegetable or mineral” game as listeners try to stump the panel.
BLONDIE (2-16-50) Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead and Ann Rutherford as Blondie. Alexander gets a part in the school play.
NOTE: Ken Alexander is guest host for this week’s program.