1969: Mr. Rogers plea for PBS funding

January 17, 2011

We included a number of audio clips from speeches on A THOUSAND SUNS.  Today, I was reminded of how inspiring it can be to find a great clip online.  This clip came with the following description:

In 1969, Fred Rogers appeared before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Communications. His goal was to support funding for PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in response to significant proposed cuts by President Nixon.

(credit: @SarahKSilverman for posting on Twitter)


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