Friday, March 20, 2009

National "Wont You Be My Neighbor?" Day

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:


Laser McNeal said...

Very informative. Also, great look. I think you should adopt it. Looks amazing! Maybe you could find an American Flag cardigan. That would be sweet!