This I Believe

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  • Location: Louisville, KY

This I Believe is a national media project that invites people from all walks of life to write and speak aloud brief essays describing the core values that guide their lives. The series creates a unique space in the media today: a space for truth without accusation, patriotism without political spin, and faith beyond religious dogma.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick for This I Believe, Inc. and Atlantic Public Media.

Series

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18 Pieces

Archives of the original This I Believe series, hosted by Edward R. Murrow.

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201 Pieces

A national media project that invites people from all walks of life to write and speak aloud brief essays describing the core values that guide their lives.


Pieces

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From her village in Nepal, Chameli Waiba believes letters and words have the power to changes lives.

Bought by WEZU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WEZU, KBGA 89.9 FM and more


  • Added: May 04, 2009
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
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Kendra Jones, an English teacher in Alabama, believes in toughness, steeliness and even meanness.

Bought by WEZU, KFOK-LPFM, WEZU, KUOW, and WBHM


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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As a doctor and patient, Alicia Conill has learned that listening is an important part of healing.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, Iowa Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 4
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Texas student Alaa El-Saad believes in wearing a hijab, a religious head covering for Muslim women.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KBGA 89.9 FM


  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 02:52
  • Purchases: 3
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Seven-year old Tarak McLain of Texas shares the 30 things he believes. Number one: life is good.

Bought by WEZU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WEZU, KBGA 89.9 FM, WUFT and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 6
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Jim Haynes believes in bringing people together—even total strangers—over Sunday dinner in his home.

Bought by WEZU, KFOK-LPFM, and WEZU


  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Ichthyologist Jimmy Liao believes fish can teach us a lot about navigating the difficulties of life.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, KBGA 89.9 FM, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 4
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Farmer Gina Parosa believes in setting good boundaries, and being flexible enough to change them.

Bought by WEZU and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 2
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Environmental activist Majora Carter believes in making the old neighborhood a better place to live.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KSJD


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 3
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Paul Farmer believes heath care is a human right-and he's devoted his life to making that a reality.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KBGA 89.9 FM


  • Added: Feb 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3