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WHEN RADIO WAS features digitally-restored episodes of classic old-time radio. This highly popular show is hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell.

It's a fun, family-friendly show for listeners of every generation.

WHEN RADIO WAS presents classic shows including Abbott & Costello, Sam Spade, Hopalong Cassidy, The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Jack Benny Show, Gang Busters, Gunsmoke, Suspense, Dragnet, and many more.

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Today's Episode
 
September 21, 2021
Jack Benny Program & Candy Matson
Now, we present the conclusion of a Jack Benny episode from 1949. Then, it's an adventure with Candy Matson a female private eye with a wry sense of humor and a penthouse on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco.
Upcoming Episodes
 
September 22, 2021
This is Your FBI & The Adv. of Superman
We begin in the halls of the Federal Bureau of Investigations with an episode of This is Your FBI. Then, it's our next installment of "Mystery of The Stolen Costume" on The Adventures of Superman.
 
September 23, 2021
The Story of Dr. Kildare & The Couple Next Door
Today on When Radio Was, we hear one of radio's most famous medical dramas, The Story of Dr. Kildare. Then, it's a visit with The Couple Next Door.
 
September 24, 2021
Michael Shayne &Yours Truly Johnny Dollar
First, Jeff Chandler stars in The New Adventures of Michael Shayne. Then it's part three of "The Todd Matter" with Yours Truly Johnny Dollar.
Recent Episodes
 
September 20, 2021
The Great Gildersleeve & The Jack Benny Program
We begin our hour of comedy in the fictional town of Summerfield, as we check in with that community's water commissioner Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. And after The Great Gildersleeve, the laughs continue with the pride of Waukegan, IL, on The Jack Benny Program.
 
September 17, 2021
Suspense & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, we present a pair of long running CBS shows: first up, the family with the first fallout shelter in town puts it to use sooner than expected, on a 1961 episode of Suspense. Then, it's our weekly visit with Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar as America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator continues his investigation of "The Todd Matter."
 
September 16, 2021
Family Theatre & Vic and Sade
Today's episode features 9-year-old child actress Natalie Wood in the long-running children's program Family Theater, retelling the story of a crippled composer, his little girl, and a great pianist. Then, it's one of the most one of the most popular sitcoms of its day, a 1947 installment of Vic and Sade.
 
September 15, 2021
Philo Vance & The Adventures of Superman
On today's show, the action and adventure goes into high gear with two of radio's most popular crimefighters: Philo Vance, followed by The Adventures of Superman.
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