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, March 20, 1993
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (3-5-50) Dick Powell is the private eye who investigates a snake and a gunshot.
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1-31-43) Gildy is on the committee to help raise money for a new fire engine for Summerfield. WW II flavor.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (3-21-43) WW II news reports: “Adolph Hitler has made his first speech since last November, admitting that Germany is a war zone under Allied bombings.”
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (3-23-43) Fibber has been appointed to collect funds for the 1943 American Red Cross campaign. WW II theme.
WINSTON CHURCHILL (3-21-43) The British Prime Minister speaks from London to listeners at home and overseas about the state of the war and some recent successes. WW II content.
CBS WORLD NEWS (3-21-43) Douglas Edwards reports to listeners immediately following the Churchill speech. WW II content.