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This I believe : 2 ; the personal philosophies of one hundred thoughtful men and women in all walks of life ; twenty of whom are immortals in the history of ideas ; eighty of whom are our contemporaries of today

Author: Edward R Murrow; Hector Bolitho; Adlai E Stevenson; Carl Sandburg
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1954.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The personal philosophies of remarkable men and women. A collection of essays by Americans, including Colin Powell, Bill Gates, and John Updike, in which the authors explore their personal beliefs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Murrow; Hector Bolitho; Adlai E Stevenson; Carl Sandburg
OCLC Number: 2785919
Notes: Statements originally prepared for presentation on the radio program "This I believe."
Earlier collection issued in 1952.
Contains contributions by Hector Bolitho, Carl Sandburg, Adlai E. Stevenson, and others.
Description: [i-xx], [1]-233 [1] pages, 1 leaf ; 20.2 cm
Contents: Nietzche stands condemned / Florence E. Allen --
A live wire / Victor Andrade --
Mozart could laugh / George Antheil --
You are greater than you know / Louis L. Austin --
Thought for tomorrow / Bernard Baruch --
Goethe's promise / Bernard Berenson --
The moutain disappears / Leonard Bernstein --
Traitors or heroes? / Aneurin Bevan --
Competition is a sin / Hector Bolitho --
My revolt was violent / Fances P. Bolton --
Response to the new bombs / Chester Bowles --
No better than a criminal / Harry T. Brundidge --
Nana lit the beacons / Ralph J. Bunche --
Antidote for war / Ben Lucien Burman --
Bread across the waters / Eddie Cantor --
Eskimos know best / William S. Carlson --
Wisdom at Criggs Creek / Carl Carmer --
Affect the farthest star / Harlan Cleveland --
The chase / Arthur J. Connell --
Music is my weapon / Henry Cowell. Nature of the species / Sir Charles G. Darwin --
Ten black seconds / Archibald T. Davison --
"Success" is a failure / Donald Day --
Vote for the angels / Arthur Deakin --
We do not choose our parents / Hubert T. Delany --
An honest doubter / Elizabeth Deutsch --
A friend fights / Paul H. Douglas --
Liberty is over / Will Durant --
God's athlete / Martha Graham --
Man made God / John Gunther --
Ideals don't bend / Uta Hagen --
Of sonnets, symphonies and Socrates / Edith Hamilton --
Old creeds in a new world / Dag Hammerstein II --
Adagio penseroso / Roy Harris --
That look you get / Joseph C. Harsch --
Faith takes practice / Ella Mae Howey --
A sunset in your hand / Dame Laura Knight --
We were not skeptical enough / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The people know / Alfred M. Landon. Pondering in prison / William T. Maners --
Laugh, love and lift / Mary Martin --
A doctor's concern / Dr. Charles W. Mayo --
The crossword puzzle / Harry S. McAlpin --
God wasn't fooling / J.P. McEvoy --
A man in solitude / Elmore McKee --
A tick of the clock / Agnes E Meyer --
A shameless old woman / James A. Michener --
The clear channel / Robbins Milbank --
Note of human passion / Agnes Moorehead --
At the frontier / Edward P. Morgan --
Having shed illusions / Paul Scott Mowrer --
Lesson from history / John U. Nef --
Not from a cloud alone / Alfred Noyes --
Once a contented agnostic / Fulton Oursler --
Courage to be superior / Grove Patterson --
Treasury of hidden virtues / Charles H. Percy --
No idle game / Ralph Barton Perry --
I quit carrying a gun / Robert B. Powers --
Unless free, I am nothing / Clarence B. Randall. Freedom and a piece of string / Conyers Read --
All-out and a little extra / Philip D. Reed --
Why pain? / Dr. Howard A. Rusk --
My fellow worms / Carl Sandburg --
When children are wanted / Margret Sanger --
Let the world disappear / Vincent Sheean --
Regard the past / Samuel Shellabarger --
Survival must be earned / Hans Simons --
They got vicious / Margret Chase Smith --
Dictators cannot kill it / Harold E. Stassen --
No other rock of safety / Adlai E. Stevenson --
By losing one's life / William E. Stevenson --
Action is the measure / Raymond Swing --
We chose Vermont / Will Thomas --
I agree with a pagan / Arnold J. Toynbee --
The precepts of a president / Harry S. Truman. --
All or Nothing / Walter White. --
Scholar from Childhood / Norbert Wiener --
No mortal answer / Charles Wyzanski. --
The can't eat us / Jake Zeitlin. The beliefs of twenty immortals / Edward R. Murrow --
Confucius / Will Durant --
Socrates / Gilbert Murray --
Dante / Domenico Vittorini --
Leonardo Da Vinci / Antonina Vallentin --
Queen Elizabeth I / John E. Neale --
William Shakespeare / Ivor Brown --
Benjamin Franklin / Henry Butler Allen --
Thomas Jefferson / Claude Bowers --
Simón Bolívar / Salvador de Madariaga --
Michael Faraday / Waldemar Kaempffert --
Ralph Waldo Emerson / Ralph L. Rusk --
Abraham Lincoln / Paul M. Angle --
Florence Nightingale / Cecil Woodham-Smith --
Queen Victoria / Hector Bolitho --
Leo Tolstoy / Alexandra Tolstoy --
Jane Addams / Winifred E. Wise --
Marie Curie / Eve Curie --
Will Rogers / Donald Day --
Franklin D. Roosevelt / Robert E. Sherwood --
Gandhi / Louis Fischer.
Other Titles: This I believe : 2 (Radio program)
Responsibility: written for Edward R. Murrow ; edited by Raymond Swing.

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The personal philosophies of remarkable men and women. A collection of essays by Americans, including Colin Powell, Bill Gates, and John Updike, in which the authors explore their personal beliefs.

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