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Jay Allison

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Jay Allison is one of public radio's most honored producers. He has produced hundreds of nationally broadcast documentaries and features for radio and television. His work has earned him the duPont-Columbia and five Peabody Awards, and he was the 1996 recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding contributions to public radio, the industry's highest honor. He was the curator and producer of This I Believe on NPR and he produces The Moth Radio Hour. Before his career in broadcasting, Jay was a theater director in Washington, D.C. He is also the founder of the public radio stations for Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod where he lives.

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  • This I Believe Audiobook Excerpt--William F. Buckley, Jr.

    Listen to William F. Buckley, Jr., founder of the National Review, speak about his belief in God in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that the book's title begins.

  • This I Believe II Audiobook Excerpt--Robert Fulghum

    Listen to Robert Fulghum, author of the bestselling book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, talk about his belief in dancing in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe II, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. This second collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists—ranging from famous to previously unknown—completing the thought that begins the book's title.

  • This I Believe Audiobook Excerpt--Isabel Allende

    Listen to author Isabel Allende speak about the power of giving in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that the book's title begins. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs but also the extent to which they share

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This I Believe II

This I Believe

Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.

A new collection of inspiring personal philosophies from another noteworthy group of peopleThis second collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventyfive essayists—ranging...

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This I Believe

This I Believe

Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.

An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies of a group of remarkable men and women Based on the National Public Radio series of the same name, This...

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Be Cool to the Pizza Dude

Sarah Adams; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.

An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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In Giving I Connect With Others

Isabel Allende; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.

An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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