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Nostalgia Digest Magazine is a 64-page quarterly publication filled with articles about the "Golden Age" of radio, television, movies, and music, written by those who lived it and those who love it! For more than 40 years, Nostalgia Digest Magazine has provided readers with an entertaining, educational look at life and popular culture during the first half of the 20th century (and sometimes beyond).

In addition, every issue of Nostalgia Digest includes a three-month schedule for Those Were the Days, our weekly old-time radio show hosted by Digest publisher Steve Darnall and heard every Saturday afternoon (1:00-5:00 p.m. CST) on WDCB-FM (and on the internet at www.wdcb.org). You'll find a complete listing of the old-time radio programs heard every week on Those Were The Days, including original broadcast dates, titles of stories, names of stars and supporting players, and a line or two describing each show. It's exclusive to Nostalgia Digest and a perfect complement to the stories, subjects and stars we cover in every issue!

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In the Winter 2017 Nostalgia Digest:

    • Comedy goes to school: EVE ARDEN, GALE GORDON and Our Miss Brooks
    • The Thin Man movies that made a couple out of WILLIAM POWELL and MYRNA LOY
    • Christmas at the White House with ELEANOR and FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT
    • Television's Man From U.N.C.L.E.
    • The ghastly glories of EDGAR ALLAN POE on radio
    • The transformative voice of MARIAN ANDERSON
    • The life of LENOX LOHR, the man behind Chicago's lakefront legacy
    • Remembering those performers who risked their lives during World War II
    • A complete listing for Steve Darnall's Those Were The Days
    • PLUS: WILLIAM DANIELS recalls life before St. Elsewhere, when he was a child singer on radio; memories of being Jack Benny's violin student; more!

 

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Celebrating the 100th birthday of KIRK DOUGLAS; the great DICK VAN DYKE goes home; the publisher who gave us NANCY DREW and THE HARDY BOYS; an in-depth look at radio on December 7, 1941; the energetic career of EDDIE CANTOR; a look at television in 1956; a few moments with CORKY HALE; more!



   
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GEORGE BURNS and GRACIE ALLEN and the missing brother that made them famous; the gentleman gangster, EDWARD G. ROBINSON; the remarkable music of JOHNNY MERCER; the movie career of THE THREE MUSKETEERS; the career of actor CORNEL WILDE; memories of eating at the Automat; The WILDE TWINS and how they made their Hollywood dreams come true; a few moments with actress CHARLOTTE RAE; more!



   
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The remarkable life and career of the king of the singing cowboys, GENE AUTRY; the strange saga of BATMAN on radio; radio's top comedians on television; the career of GREGORY PECK; our NECROLOGY FOR 2015; a few moments with NORMAN LLOYD; more!

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The man they called "Schnozzola," the great JIMMY DURANTE; the tumultuous life and career of INGRID BERGMAN; how JOHN WAYNE got his start; the history of Flexible Flyer sleds; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES on radio; CAPTAIN KANGAROO on television; a few moments with DICK CAVETT; memories of Chicago's Southtown Theatre; more!



   
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The life and career of The Great One, JACKIE GLEASON; the birth of THE QUIZ KIDS; how GUNSMOKE transformed radio westerns; America's folk heroes, DISNEY style; the wonderful world of SOUNDIES; actress VIRGINIA O'BRIEN; a few moments with Let's Pretend's GWEN DAVIES; more!