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 24, 1994
TRANSATLANTIC CALL (9-21-44) “Getting to Know Britain.” A WW II story about Joe Kramer, an American GI, and his experiences with Englishmen.
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (9-23-44) This is the President’s famous “Fala” speech to the Teamster’s Union during his campaign for a fourth term.
SPEAKING OF RADIO The Jack Benny Program (9-24-94) Part 7 in the 12-part audio documentary culled from Chuck Schaden’s conversations with performers, writers and others associated with Jack Benny’s radio show and laced with clips from Jack’s radio broadcasts. In this segment: How Jack met Mary; Mary’s Letters from Momma; Jack’s memory loss; Jack the spendthrift; comments from writers George Balzer and Milt Josefsberg, and Jack’s daughter Joan.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (9-24-44) CBS correspondents at home and abroad during WW II. “The RAF has bombed the Rhineland in great strength in a continuation of the Allied air offensive… And Tokyo says American planes have again raided the Phillipines.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (2-23-51) Book 83, Chapter 10. NOTE: The first nine chapters of Book 83 are missing.)
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (2-28-51) Book 83, Chapter 13. NOTE: Chapters 11 and 12 of Book 83 are missing.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-1-51) Book 83, Chapter 14.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-6-51) Book 83, Chapter 17. NOTE: Chapters 15 and 16 of Book 83 are missing and so are the remaining chapters of Book 83. This concludes our series of One Man’s Family for this summer. We’ll have more next year as Pinky joins the Navy and Margaret prepares a scrapbook. Don’t touch that dial!