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February 15, 2018

PHS has recently transferred to digital video a rare 16mm print of Sunday on the Children's Corner, the first television program to feature the piano and puppeteering of Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers, supporting his creative partner, Josie Carey.

Carey was born Josephine Vicari on 20 August 1930 in Pittsburgh. She was one of the first employees of WQED, beginning work six months before the station went on...

February 11, 2013

Few individuals have the ability to connect with millions of people, particularly children, in a profound and meaningful way. Reverend Fred McFeely Rogers (1928-2003), aka Mister Rogers, was one such individual. When news broke in February 2003 that Mister Rogers had died, it moved many people to tears.

Beginning in the 1960s, Fred Rogers educated, entertained, and provided a steady and...

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