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“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” first appeared on PBS in 1968. For the next three decades, Fred Rogers taught children about everything from how crayons are made to how it feels to lose a beloved pet. Now, more than a 10 years after his death, Fred Rogers’ production company is keeping his legacy alive with new shows guided by his philosophy, and even featuring some of his old characters. This includes “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “Peg + Cat” and the newly released “Odd Squad.” A conversation about the enduring influence of Fred Rogers
- Paul Siefken Vice-president of Broadcast and Digital Media at The Fred Rogers Company
- Angela Santomero Creator and Executive Producer of "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" and Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer of Out of the Blue Enterprises
- Kevin Morrison Chief Operating Officer of The Fred Rogers Company and Executive Producer of "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"
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The opening song for Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood is one familiar to generations of kids and their families.Videos: The New Shows Inspired By Mr. Rogers - The Diane Rehm Show
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Fred Rogers appeared on the Diane Rehm Show in 2002 to talk about “The Mister Rogers Parenting Book.”
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The opening song to Mister Rogers Neighborhood is one familiar to the generations of children and families who watched his show.
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