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, October 22, 1994
PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (10-21-44) Excerpt from FDR’s campaign speech before the Foreign Policy Association in New York. He describes his concept of the United Nations organization.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST will be RUSS RENNAKER, former broadcast engineer for CBS in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
WORDS AT WAR (10-14-44) “Still Time to Die,” a dramatization of Foreign Correspondent Jack Belden’s book which asks America to stop and think about what a WW II battlefield means to the fighting man.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (10-24-44) Fibber loses his faith in human nature after he gets his latest bank statement.
THE HOME FRONT (1982) Part 4: At War – 1942.
ATLANTIC SPOTLIGHT “England calls America and America returns the call.” A live WW II broadcast from London’s Stage Door Canteen.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (10-22-44) Douglas Edwards and CBS correspondents report on WW II. “American troops in the Philippines now hold Tacloban, the island’s capitol, its’ airfield and the town of Dulog, 20 miles to the south.”