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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Preserving a Legacy

3 May 2007 12:10 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Fred Rogers spent much of his life devoted to helping and educating young children. Though Rogers passed away on February 27, 2003 at the age of 74, his iconic PBS television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood continues to nurture new generations of pre-school kids. A unique oral history project is now underway that will go even further to preserve Rogers' philosophies and work.

The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa has begun what is known as the Fred Rogers Oral History project.

The effort is being funded from a grant from the Buhl Foundation and will consist of 50 two-hour interviews with Rogers' friends and professional colleagues. Through relaxed conversations, they'll discuss their relationship and experiences with the beloved Neighborhood creator. Over a dozen subjects have been interviewed thus far including child development expert Dr. Nancy Curry, Family Communications, Inc. administrative secretary Elaine Lynch, and »


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