This I Believe is based on Edward R.Murrow’s radio series in the 1950s. This I Believe is a collection of essays written by people expressing experiences that changed their lives. These life events have led them all to different beliefs that they didnt have before. This site will explore the background of This I Believe but also focuses on the book This I Believe II.
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This tab provides a background and reader review about This I Believe from a student’s perspective and some of their favorite essays.
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This tab provides information about the history of the 1950′s series, This I Believe, created by Edward R. Murrow. Included in this tab is information about life in the 1950′s, the conception of the series, the life of Edward R. Murrow, and information about famous essayists.
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This page provides podcasts from the original Edward R. Murrow broadcast and some of our favorite essays from This I Believe II. The podcasts are read by the authors of the essays and creates a connection to the reader.
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The themes tab provided above gives a sense of what some of the essays provided in the book This I Believe II are about. On this page you can find four themes that seemed to occur in a lot of the essays. Along with the four themes you will find brief passages from a few of the essays to further show the use of the themes.
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This I Believe was published in 2005 and it is an ongoing topic today. The public radio producer, Dan Gediman even travels to different places in order to discuss this book. There are many subdivisions on This I Believe that focus on more narrow topics such as: “Life Lessons”, “On Love”, “On Motherhood.” Thanks to technology, This I Believe podcasts are available on the internet (as opposed to the original radio show by Edward R. Murrow.)
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