This I Believe: Philadelphia

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On sale now! This I Believe: Philadelphia, contains 30 essays from the WHYY/Leadership Philadelphia This I Believe series, which aired from 2009-2011, and 30 essays from Edward R. Murrow’s original radio series, which aired in the 1950s.

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This I Believe: Philadelphia, our latest book, contains 30 essays from our contemporary This I Believe series, and 30 from Edward R. Murrow’s original radio series, which began as a local Philadelphia series on then-CBS affiliate WCAU.

Among the contemporary essays in the book are those from Liz Dow, President and CEO of Leadership Philadelphia; Helen Cunningham, Executive Director of the Fels Fund; Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Frank Fitzpatrick; James Harris, president of Widener University; U Penn Chaplain Dr. Charles Howard; Judge Frederica Massiah-Jackson; Mayor Michael Nutter; and attorney Sozi Tulante.

From Murrow’s 1950s radio series, we will include essays from prominent Philadelphians such as Walter Annenberg, Editor and Publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer; Cyril Fox, President of Fels & Co.; Paul Comly French, Executive Director of CARE; author Edith Hamilton; Lewis Hoskins, Executive Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee; Olympic Gold Medalist John B. Kelly, Sr.; Anthropologist Margaret Mead; Author James Michener; John Nason, President of Swarthmore College; stockbroker Theodore Roosevelt III; Sculptor Eliza Thayer; and Gilbert White, President of Haverford College.