This I Believe

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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.

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.


201 Pieces

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Fundraising spot from NPR's This I Believe series

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2006
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 17
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Fundraising spot from NPR's This I Believe series

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WEKU, KJZZ, WGUC/ WVXU and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2006
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 14
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Fundraising spot from NPR's This I Believe series

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, KJZZ, Colorado Public Radio, KTNA and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2006
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 11
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Fundraising spot from NPR's This I Believe series

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WFCR, WHRV, KJZZ and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2006
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 15
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Mountaineer climber Phil Powers believes pacing is important whether on steep cliffs or level ground.

Bought by WEZU, WAMC, KJZZ, and KZSC


  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 13
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Kentucky poet Frank X Walker believes creativity helps people stay happy and enriches our world.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 4
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The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler believes naming things can break taboos and shatter silences.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Even after 40 years in the business, Mark Shields still believes there is good to be found in politics.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 3
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NPR listener Cecile Gilmer of Logan, Utah, believes family includes much more than blood relatives.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 4
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Despite of his parents' fears, teenager Josh Rittenberg believes his generation will see a better world.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 3
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In a confusing world, Gregory Orr believes poetry ? and the making of poems ? helps us live and heal.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
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Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh learned his belief in freedom from his father, an immigrant from Korea.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 3
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A civil engineer by profession but a pianist at heart, Mel Rusnov believes in cultivating hidden talents.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Listener and hospice volunteer Mary Cook believes by embracing grief, she found strength and healing.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 3
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Public service and private life shaped former Secretary of State Warren Christopher's belief in trust.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Surgeon Pius Kamau believes in caring for his patients, even when they don?t care for a black doctor.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Nobel laureate Jody Williams believes extraordinary things can happen when ordinary people take action.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 4
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Astrophysicist and novelist Alan Lightman believes that mysteries inspire our greatest creativity.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Psychologist Debbie Hall believes being present with people is one of the greatest gifts we can share.

Bought by WEZU, WEZU, and KJZZ


  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 3