Rogers, Fred McFeely Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood Children's Programs

Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers made his name in public television, starting in 1954 at Pittsburgh's pioneering WQED. In 1962, he became an ordained minister and the following year, he created a 15-minute program for young children which in 1968 was syndicated nationwide on PBS as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Rogers died in Pittsburgh on February 27, 2003 at the age of 74.

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NPR: Mister Rogers - A Remembrance* - Fred Rogers, the host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, dies of cancer at the age of 74. NPR's All Things Considered offers a remembrance. [Collection of Realaudio streams of show segments from NPR radio.]
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 'Farewell, Neighbor': Fred Rogers, 1928 - 2003* - Hometown newspaper provides articles from continuing news coverage and from a special section published Feb. 28, 2003 in which writers, artists and photographers chronicle the reaction to Rogers' passing and the breadth of his legacy.

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