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 26, 1992
SUSPENSE (1-6-57) “A Shipment of Mute Fate” starring Jack Kelly in the classic story about a Bushmaster snake loose on an ocean liner.
OUR MISS BROOKS (10-2-49) Eve Arden as Miss Brooks who helps stop the school’s star football player from transferring.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is WALES WILLIAMSON, one of the first WW II Armed Forces Radio Service announcers.
LUKE SLAUGHTER OF TOMBSTONE (4-27-58) “Death Watch” starring Sam Buffington as Slaughter, Arizona cattleman accused of horse stealing and rustling.
BEN BERNIE WAR WORKERS’ PROGRAM (9-28-42) Music and comedy for WW II workers on the home front.
NICK CARTER, MASTER DETECTIVE (1940s) “Case of the Demented Daughter” stars Lon Clark as Nick.
GI JIVE #902 (1940s) Jill spins the records for military listeners during WW II.
SUSPENSE (7-28-57) “Murder on Mike” starring Raymond Burr as a radio writer, unhappy that his scripts have been changed by the show’s producer.