Today is National "Wont You Be My Neighbor?" Day! You are supposed to dress up like the lovable Fred Rogers in honor of his birth! I did, you should too why not?
the opening of the show:
and here is a fantastic clip of fred rogers appearing before the senate subcommittee on communications in 1969, appealing for the support of pbs and the corporation for public broadcasting. nixon proposed a $20 million cut to the public television budget, which would have crippled public television, but through fred rogers compassion and overall kickass nature he saved public tv:
Friday, March 20, 2009
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