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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LABOR OF LOVE
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, September 4, 1971
IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT (2-7-44) Emcee Tom Howard with panelists Harry McNaughton, Lulu McConnell and George Shelton in a zany quiz show with questions like, “What would you call a person who is afraid of water?” Answer: “Dirty.”
TRIVIA PANEL in our studio, during our broadcast, featuring representatives of Chicago’s daily newspapers: RON YATES of the Chicago Tribune’s “Action Express”; CHUCK McWHINNIE of Chicago Today’s “Action Line”; and LOU PUPICH, editor of “TV Scout” and “TV Preview” in the Chicago Sun-Times.
PHILCO RADIO TIME (1-29-47) Bing Crosby stars with guests Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour in a sketch telling how the trio first met: “The Road to Hollywood.”
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (1940s) “The Ice Pick Murder” starring Dick Powell. A man with an ice pick in his back falls into the office of the Diamond Detective Agency.
NOTE: This is our last Saturday program before we move to Sunday afternoons for 11 weeks to make way for Northwestern Wildcat Football broadcasts on WLTD.