Rs Recommends: ‘Finding Fred’ Podcast Goes Inside ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Rs Recommends: ‘Finding Fred’ Podcast Goes Inside ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’
On his TV show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers spoke directly to kids about their feelings. Sometimes enlisting the help of hand puppets, he covered topics from friendship and love to loneliness and divorce, and news like Bobby Kennedy’s assassination and, much later in his career, 9/11. His approach resonated, and Mr. Rogers became a household name soon after his 1968 debut.

One famous scene touched on civil rights. Rogers is cooling his feet in a kiddie pool on a hot day, when Francois Clemmons, a black man who played a police man,
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