Children's Television

Fred Rogers spoke about his experiences in children’s television. The creator and star of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood” encouraged adults to go into… read more

Fred Rogers spoke about his experiences in children’s television. The creator and star of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood” encouraged adults to go into children’s television and related personal experiences about the trauma of growing up and expressing emotions. Rogers showed video excerpts of his testimony before a Senate committee hearing on public television, his participation in a Soviet television children’s show and the appearance of a handicapped youth, Jeff Earlanger, on his show. At the end of his speech, a somewhat shy puppet character, King, answered questions. close

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  • Kathryn Kahler Chairwoman National Press Club->Board of Directors
  • Fred Rogers Television Personality Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

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Children's Television

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Program ID:
11917-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 1990 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 1990 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 13, 1990 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 1990 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 1990 | 10:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 1990 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 1990 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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