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In 1968, a Presbyterian minister first aired a humble television show on local Pittsburg channel WQED. Emphasizing the importance of feelings, love, and even simple silence, Mr. Roger's Neighborhood was a much welcome change from the commercial noise and slapstick comedy of early programing for children. Fred Rogers would go on the become one of the most recognized and loved figures across the country, shaping the lives of generations of children. This week, Ben and Will discuss this iconic man, his philosophy on child development and socio-emotional learning, and whether or not a simple show with the most rudimentary of hand puppets is still relevant in a post-pandemic world.
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