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 4, 1993
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (9-6-50) Willard Waterman makes his first appearance as Gildersleeve in this first show of the 1950-51 season.
FORD THEATRE (6-13-48) “My Sister Eileen” starring Shirley Booth and Virginia Gilmore.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (9-6-43) Douglas Edwards, John Daly and CBS correspondents report WW II news. “American planes have all but wiped out two Japanese bases in New Guinea.”
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (9-2-43) Bing Crosby with actor Frank McHugh in Time Marches Back sketch. WW II flavor.
WORLD NEWS (9-5-43) Mutual newsman John Stanley with news of WW II. “The situation in Berlin is chaotic.”
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (9-8-43) Another nationally broadcast Fireside Chat during WW II. “Today it is announced that an armistice with Italy has been concluded.”