Mister Rogers Neighborhood Children Television And Fred Rogers
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.
Fifteen essays describe the impact of Fred Rogers and his long-running television program on children