Neighborhoods in the Network / Mr. Rogers (Latrobe/Pittsburgh, PA)

03.19.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

March 20, 2008 would have been the 80th birthday of America's best loved television neighbor, Fred McFeely Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. People throughout the country will be wearing their favorite sweaters to commemorate the day, and the people of Pittsburgh will have a chance to witness the groundbreaking of a special family gathering place called "A Tribute to Children." Join Martha Manikas-Foster to learn how people are celebrating the legacy of the child development specialist and Presbyterian minister who died in February of 2003.

For information on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and the celebrations planned for March 15-20, 2008, visit To learn about The Fred Rogers Center in Latrobe, PA, go to


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