Mister Rogers' Neighborhood : Children, Television, and Fred Rogers (Paperback)

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Mark Collins and Margaret Mary Kimmel detail the story of Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers and his classic PBS children's program "Mister Roger's Neighborhood."

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Publisher Univ of Pittsburgh Pr
Mfg Part# 9780822956525
SKU 30187334
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0822956527
Release Date 10/1/1997
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note "The book is testimony to this fact: after two score years on television, Fred Rogers remains the best friend America's families ever had". Susan Stamberg, National Public Radio
Editors Note 1 Foreword by Bob Garfield. Afterword by Marian Wright EdelmanBorn in 1928 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Fred Rogers began his television career in 1951 at NBC. In 1954, he became program director for the newly founded WQED-TV in Pittsburgh, the first community-supported television station in the United States. From 1954 to 1961, Rogers and Josie Carey produced and performed in WQED's The Children's Corner, which became part of the the Saturday morning lineup on NBC in 1955 and 1956.It was after Fred Rogers was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1963, with a special charge of serving children and their families through television, that he developed what became the award-winning PBS seriesMister Rogers' Neighborhood.Fred Rogers began his television career in 1951 at NBC, and in 1954, he became program director for the newly founded WQED-TV in Pittsburgh, the first community-supported television station in the United States. From 1954 to 1961, Rogers and Josie Carey produced and performed in WQED's The Children's Corner, which became part of the the Saturday morning lineup on NBC in 1955 and 1956. It was after Fred Rogers was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1963, with a special charge of serving children and their families through television, that he developed what became the award-winning PBS seriesMister Rogers' Neighborhood.
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