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Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Program Host(s): Ken Alexander, Steve Darnall

WDCB is very pleased to present "Those Were the Days," a program that has played a prominent role in Chicago's radio history for more than 35 years. Drawing from a vast library of material each Saturday, Steve Darnall presents old-time radio classics & music.

You'll find the complete schedule for every Those Were the Days program—along with great articles about the Golden Age of Entertainment—in ever issue of Nostalgia Digest magazine!
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This program is available for sponsorship! (Contact Ron Horan for more details.)

Upcoming Programs

Feb 17th: Jack Benny Program, Red Cross Campaign, Lum and Abner

Feb 24th: Jack Benny Program, Screen Guild Players

Mar 3rd: Let Radio Be Frank

Nightbeat, Ben Bernie Show, Fabulous Dr. Tweedy, Jeff Regan, Investigator, Songs By Sinatra, Suspense

Mar 10th: Six Shooter, It's Time to Smile, Hop Harrigan, Our Miss Brooks, Treasury Star Parade #59, Screen Directors' Playhouse

Mar 17th: St. Patrick's Day

Hallmark Playhouse, Duffy's Tavern, Have Gun, Will Travel, Winston Churchill, CBS World News, Philco Radio Time

Mar 24th: Mail Call #31, Uncle Ned's Squadron, My Friend Irma, Adventures of Sam Spade, Railroad Hour, Dimension X

Mar 31st: Radio's Easter Basket

Kraft Music Hall, New York City Easter Parade, Baby Snooks Show, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, Great Gildersleeve, Jack Benny Program

Previous Programs

Feb 10th: Jack Benny Program, President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Feb 3rd: Jack Benny Program, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show

Jan 27th: America Salutes the President, The Whistler, Speaking of Radio, Harry James Show, Victory Hour

Jan 20th: Boston Blackie, Hawaii Calls, Casablanca Conference Report, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Story of Dr. Kildare, Jimmy Durante Show