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Fred Rogers

A Captivating Guide to the Man Behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Narrated by: Desmond Manny
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating life of Fred Rogers, then pay attention.... 

Mister Rogers was more than just a puppeteer, a teacher, or an entertainer, though he was all those things; he was also a trusted friend and adviser. Rogers spoke personably with kids and helped them identify and organize their emotions. He explained how to deal with anger in simple, relatable terms and sang songs to help his guests and viewers cope with their feelings. He told generations of young people that it was okay to cry and show emotion, since these are feelings every person experiences. 

In Fred Rogers: A Captivating Guide to the Man Behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, you will discover topics such as:

  • A Boy with a Name That Said It All
  • The College Years
  • Family Life
  • Working for NBC
  • Public Television and The Children’s Corner
  • Mister Rogers and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
  • Program Themes and Distribution
  • Celebrity Sightings in the Neighborhood
  • The Assassination of Robert Kennedy
  • The Famous Foot Bath
  • PBS Funding and the Supreme Court
  • I Don’t Want to Eat Anything That Has a Mother
  • Mister Rogers Goes to Sesame Street
  • Mister Rogers the Composer
  • The Conflict Series
  • When Fred Met Koko
  • Fred Retires from the Neighborhood
  • Satire and Criticism
  • Illness and Death
  • Awards and Legacy
  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
  • And much, much more!

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