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Fred Rogers (1928-2003)

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Fred Rogers bio.

On the Web: Articles

Fred Goes Gently into that Good Night. Christopher de Vinck, National Catholic Reporter (3/21/03).

Mr. Rogers: A True Director of Homeland Security. Steven M. Gorelick, Christian Science Monitor (3/3/03).

It's Such a Good Feeling: Fred Rogers, 1928-2003. Mark Desrosiers, PopMatters (3/3/03).

"Farewell, Neighbor": Fred Rogers, 1928-2003: Coverage by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (3/1/03).

"Mr. Rogers" Dies at Age 74. CNN (2/27/03).

Dartmouth Commencement Address (2002).

Brilliant Careers: Fred Rogers. Joyce Millman, Salon (8/10/99).

Can You Say...Hero? Tom Junod, Esquire (11/98). Long profile of Fred Rogers & his work.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Family Communications.

Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood (PBS).

In the Library: Articles

Barringer, Felicity. "Mister Rogers Goes to Russia." NY Times (9/21/87).

Blau, Eleanor. "Rogers Has New TV Series on School." NY Times (8/20/79).

Berkvist, Robert. "Misterogers Is a Caring Man." NY Times (11/16/69).

Briggs, Kenneth A. "Mr. Rogers Decides It's Time to Head for New Neighborhoods." NY Times (5/8/75).

Collins, Glenn. "TV's Mr. Rogers--A Busy Surrogate Dad." NY Times (6/19/83).

McCleary, Elliott H. "Big Friend to Little People." Today's Health (8/69).

O'Connor, John J. "An Observer Who Bridges the Generation Gap." NY Times (4/23/78).

_______________. "Mr. Rogers, a Gentle Neighbor." NY Times (2/15/76).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Collins, Mark & Mary Ann Kimmel (eds.) Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Children, Television & Fred Rogers (Pittsburgh PA: U. of Pittsburgh, 1986).

DiFranco, JoAnne & Anthony DiFranco. Mister Rogers: Good Neighbor to America's Children (Minneapolis: Dillon, 1983).

Fischer, Stuart. "Children's Corner." Kids TV: The First Twenty-Five Years (NY: Facts on File, 1983).

Rogers, Fred. Mister Rogers Talks with Parents (NY: Berkley, 1983).

__________. Mister Rogers: How Families Grow (NY: Berkley, 1988).

__________. The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember (NY: Hyperion, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

Rogers, Fred. The New Baby (NY: Putnam, 1985).

__________. Making Friends (NY: Putnam, 1987).

__________. You Are Special NY: Penguin, 1994).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Rogers, Fred. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (1967).

__________. Let's Be Together Today (1968).

__________. Josephine the Short-Necked Giraffe (1969).

__________. You Are Special (1969).

__________. A Place of Our Own (1970).

__________. Growing (1992).

__________. Bedtime (1992).

Fred Rogers (interview with Don Swaim, 1987).

Film & Video

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