This I Believe show

This I Believe

Summary: Inspiring, uplifting, and educational, This I Believe features people from all walks of life sharing the stories behind their core beliefs. Since 2005, this program has been heard weekly on public radio and used in thousands of classrooms worldwide. It has also spawned nine books, including the NY Times bestseller "This I Believe." Hundreds of past episodes are archived at thisibelieve.org.

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Podcasts:

 Jackie Lantry: The Power of Love to Transform and to Heal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:21

Several years ago, Jackie Lantry found herself in a Chinese hotel room with a terrified young boy. Today, her adopted son Luke is a happy member of her Massachusetts family thanks to the power of love. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Ruth Kamps: Living Life With 'Grace And Elegant Treeness' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:13

After being transplanted from a vibrant city life to the isolation of a small town, retired school teacher Ruth Kamps found solace in nature and inspiration in the pine tree growing outside her kitchen window. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Cecelia Munoz: Getting Angry Can Be a Good Thing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:51

For Cecilia Munoz, a childhood memory of anger has inspired a career in activism. She believes that early outrage fuels her work on behalf Hispanic immigrants for the National Council of La Raza. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 StudsTerkel: Community in Action | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:10

Studs Terkel lived through and chronicled much of modern American history. He believes the positive changes brought by activist movements of the 20th Century came from people working together. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Albert Einstein: An Ideal of Service to Our Fellow Man | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 05:24

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein finds beauty in life's mysteries, and says the fate of mankind depends on individuals choosing public service over private gain.

 Albert Einstein: An Ideal of Service to Our Fellow Man | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:25

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein finds beauty in life's mysteries, and says the fate of mankind depends on individuals choosing public service over private gain. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Bela Fleck: Doing Things My Own Way | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:03

Musician Bela Fleck has gained critical acclaim for moving the banjo from its traditional roots into jazz and classical genres. He believes figuring out how to do things his own may made that possible. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Debbie Hall: The Power of Presence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:49

Psychologist Debbie Hall believes in being present with people. She says those intimate moments when we bear witness to a passage or help someone carry an emotional burden are vital in our busy world. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Eve Ensler: The Power And Mystery Of Naming Things | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:57

The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler believes in speaking up. She says when we name the things that make us uncomfortable or afraid, then demons are faced, silences are broken, and freedom is won.

 Elise Edie: Living in Manageable Moments | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:09

Playwright Elise Forier Edie knows her recovery from addiction will be difficult as she battles feelings of arrogance and control, fear and helplessness. But Edie believes she has found a way to start her journey by focusing on this one moment in time.

 Gloria Steinem: A Balance Between Nature And Nurture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:49

In debating nature versus nurture, Gloria Steinem believes we are asking the wrong question. She says we are an unpredictable mix of both, a mix that creates endless possibilities for a better future. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 David Adinaro: Connecting with My Patients | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:43

Despite working in one of the busiest hospital emergency rooms in New Jersey, Dr. David Adinaro believes he must make time to fulfill more than just the medical needs of his patients. He also wants to comfort them with a simple act of human kindness. More programs at thisibelieve.org,

 Tony Hawk: Do What You Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:21

Tony Hawk has turned what many consider a childhood activity into a professional career. Now for Hawk, skateboarding is not only a job, it’s a means of expression and a foundation for personal belief. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

 Tony Hawk: Do What You Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 04:29

Tony Hawk has turned what many consider a childhood activity into a professional career. Now for Hawk, skateboarding is not only a job, it’s a means of expression and a foundation for personal belief.

 Christina Habas: The Importance of Jury Duty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:05

As a judge in Denver District Court, Christina Habas has a unique view on the law. As important as judges and lawyers are to the judicial process, Habas believes jurors have the most vital role. And she hopes more of us will take the job more seriously. More programs at thisibelieve.org.

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