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The Legacy Of Fred Rogers

Rollins College
"Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" was a children's public television show hosted by Fred Rogers that aired from 1968 to 2001.

On this edition of Talk of Iowa with host Charity Nebbe, guests and callers reflect on how the public television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood affected their lives. The co-hosts of Iowa Public Television's Kid's Clubhouse Adventures, Dan Wardell and Abby Brown, share how Fred Rogers' philosophy has influenced their own children's show. Des Moines Register Storyteller Daniel Finney remembers how returning to Rogers' material changed his outlook on life and helped him through difficult times. 

Guests include:

  • Daniel FinneyDes Moines Register storyteller
  • Dan Wardell, co-host of Kid's Clubhouse Adventures on IPTV
  • Abby Brown, co-host of Kid's Clubhouse Adventures on IPTV
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River