Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.
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... Rogers was diagnosed with stomach cancer in December 2002, not long after his retirement ... Rogers died on the morning of February 27, 2003 at his home with his wife by his side, less than a month before he would have turned 75 ... Speakers remembered Rogers' love of children, devotion to his religion, enthusiasm for music, and quirks ...
... Idlewild and Soak Zone, an amusement park near Rogers' hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania has an attraction called "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe ... The planetarium show "The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is a computer-animated adaptation of the television show for preschool-aged children ... the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh had Welcome to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood installed as a permanent exhibit in 2004 ...
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“Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning....They have to play with what they know to be true in order to find out more, and then they can use what they learn in new forms of play.”
—Fred Rogers (20th century)
“The United States never lost a war or won a conference.”
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“For me, its enough! Theyve been here long enoughmaybe too long. Its a funny thing, though. All these years Fred was too busy to have much time for the kids, now hes the one whos depressed because theyre leaving. Hes really having trouble letting go. He wants to gather them around and keep them right here in this house.”
—Anonymous Parent. As quoted in Women of a Certain Age, by Lillian B. Rubin, ch. 2 (1979)