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Former President of the United States, Harry Truman, states that his moral code is based upon the Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount, and describes his beliefs in the duty of a public official to work for the public welfare; in the value of the civil rights movement; and in the importance of preserving civil liberties, democracy, and freedom. Audio also contains advertisement for "This I Believe" book, Volume II.

Margaret Chase Smith, U.S. Senator (Maine), describes the beliefs which make the discouragment of political work worthwhile: a belief in an individual's God-given purpose and rights, such as the right to consideration and courtesy from others, the right to criticize constructively, the right honestly to hold unpopular beliefs, the right to protest orderly, and the right of independent thought. Audio also contains advertisement for "This I Believe" book.

Dore Schary lists some of the beliefs he has acquired over the course of his life; the importance of family, equality of people, respect for law, democracy, patriotism, and concludes by describing the importance of wisdom to the past, present and future of the human race.

James B. Carey describes his belief in liberty for all humanity, based on his belief that all Americans are "displaced persons" (immigrants) and have the right to pursue the resources necessary to fulfill their basic physical and spiritual needs.

Interview was conducted on by Kristina Ceruzzi at Cortland Dugger's home. Present were Cortland Dugger and Kristina Ceruzzi.

Karl Nottingham explains our duty to adjust to society and some ways to do so such as; observing the Golden Rule, treating others with kindness, and helping those less fortunate, earning trust through friendship.

William Dalrymple lecture entitled "Return of a King: Shah Shuja and the First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-42"

Henry MacCracken describes the basic tenants of his personal philosophy--art, science, democracy, and religion--and how these four "points of the compass" are held together by freedom.

James Baxter describes his belief that the source of a country's freedom is its religion.

Chester Maxey describes the "creative force" that is vital to a meaningful society and how the United States' success is a result of its nourishing this creative spirit.