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, May 15, 1993
WORLD NEWS TODAY (5-16-43) WW II news reports. “Swarms of Allied planes are roaring across the (English) Channel today to strike new destructive blows at German-held Europe.”
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (3-28-43) Water Commissioner Gildersleeve has Spring Fever. WW II flavor.
VICE PRESIDENT HENRY A. WALLACE (5-15-43) On this “I Am An American Day”, FDR’s vice president speaks to honor all the new citizens of the United States. WW II feature.
GI JIVE #882 (1940s) GI Jill spins the tunes for military listeners around the world during WW II.
FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1991) Fourth program in the series.
WINSTON CHURCHILL (5-19-43) The British Prime Minister speaks before a joint session of the U. S. Congress offering a detailed report on WW II.