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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Vermont minister Susan Kittredge believes we make torn or broken things stronger by mending them.

Bought by WEZU and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 29, 2008
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Wired Magazine founding editor Kevin Kelly believes accepting kindness is as important as giving it.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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It took a personal tragedy for Annaliese Jakimides to begin to look for the silver linings in life.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Nashville listener Maria Robbins believes chance encounters help her move forward with her life.

Bought by WEZU and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 2
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"Dead Man Walking" author Sister Helen Prejean says to watch what she does to see what she believes.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 3
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Arar Han believes in going home for the holidays -- regardless of where the journey might take her.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KBBI


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Buffalo listener Steve Banko believes Christmas music helped heal some of his Vietnam War wounds.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, WEZU, and WAMU


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 4
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Ichthyologist Jimmy Liao believes fish can teach us a lot about navigating the difficulties of life.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 3
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Working with Guantanamo Bay detainees inspired one former interrogator to believe in redemption.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and Kansas Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 5
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Bob Barret believes in integrity -- even when it meant choosing to tell his wife and children he's gay.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 13, 2007
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 3