41. This I Believe
Juliet Bindt describes how she came to accept her extremely poor sight, learned how to live a busy and productive life as a blind individual, and determined to help other blind individuals do the same.
42. This I Believe
Art Linkletter talks about his experiences in the entertainment industry as a host and announcer and how his focus on his own abilities, limits and performance, as well as his appreication of people, has contributed to his success.
43. This I Believe
Walter Scratch, Assistant to the Editor of the Hollywood Citizen News, describes his belief that spiritually minded people will create a good society, that societal change must start with personal responsibility, that individual religious experience is important, and that religion ought to be growing and open to change.
44. This I Believe
Milo Bekins describes his belief that society must invest in education so that the youth of today can bring the progress of tomorrow.
45. This I Believe
Frank Lloyd recounts how he met his wife through a series of events, and describes his beliefs that trying to flout God's rule leads to disappointment and regret and that human beings are created in God's image with an innate sense of religion and understanding of right and wrong.
Asa Call describes his beliefs in moral and spiritual laws that, like the physical laws of nature, must be discovered and adhered to for a successful life. NOTE: This version has been abbreviated to include an advertisement after the essay. Contains advertisement for a book containing 100 "This I Believe" essays. Duplicate of the essay, complete and without the advertisement, is on XTV-18161 (Box 004).
Jackie Robinson describes his emotional response to the integration of baseball, and states his belief that humans can and must work to overcome prejudice and dogma.
Robert Powers, writer of "Crime Was My Business," a Saturday Evening Post series, explains the value he has found in many different religions and that love, between man and God, can protect people from the uncertainty and fear they experience in life.
Aldous Huxley describes his belief that the ideal society towards which he must strive is one that reduces the number of temptations for its citizens. This episode is a rebroadcast of an earlier airing.
Max Krone imagines looking on earth from a great distance and explains how this perspective gives him insight into the fundamental unity of man on earth.