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 11, 1993
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (9-8-43) Bing Crosby with guests Phil Silvers and Alan Reed as Falstaff Openshaw. On the first day of the WW II Third War Loan Drive, Bing’s entire show is devoted to selling war bonds as the sponsor eliminates commercials.
THIS IS OUR ENEMY (1943) A WW II United States propaganda program, “a program of truth… about our enemy.”
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (6-25-43) Fibber has an idea which will revolutionize the world’s post-WW II war travel industry.
JUBILEE #37 (8-9-43) Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman is emcee for this Armed Forces Radio program for WW II military audiences. Lucky Millinder and the orchestra, Delta Rhythm Boys, Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
SUSPENSE (2-1-51) “Fragile – Contents Death” starring Paul Douglas in a story of tension and heroism in the post office.
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (9-13-50) Gildy tries to get out of visiting some in-laws.
NOTE: KEN ALEXANDER is guest host for this TWTD broadcast.