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, September 18, 1993
SUSPENSE (5-22-56) “Fragile – Contents Death” stars Vic Perrin in the story of a postmaster and his search for an unwelcome package. (An earlier version of this same story, from 1951, was heard last week on TWTD.)
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (9-20-50) The Water Commissioner has a new secretary.
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (9-16-43) Bing Crosby with guests Jinx Falkenberg and Alan Reed as Falstaff Openshaw. Time Marches back to 1910. WW II flavor.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (9-19-43) CBS newsmen report on WW II. “American forces have carried out a heavy attack on Japanese targets in the Gilbert Islands.”
FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1991) Sixth and final program in the first series of reenactments of the 1932 Marx Brothers radio show.
MR. KEEN, TRACER OF LOST PERSONS (10-6-49) “Case of the Man Who Invented Death.”
NOTE: KEN ALEXANDER is guest host for this TWTD broadcast.