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The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers

by King, Maxwell (Author)

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Maxwell King delivers the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, telling the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, he traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, inc... Full description

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Summary: Maxwell King delivers the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, telling the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, he traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development.
Item Description: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Disc 11 includes PDF material.
Physical Description: 11 audio discs (approximately 14 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time: 14:00:00
ISBN: 9781640910850
1640910859
9781631083655
1631083651
Author Notes: Maxwell (Evarts Perkins) King is an American journalist and editor, born in Alliance, Ohio. He earned a B.A. from Harvard University and attended Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He worked in journalism for almost thirty year and is the former editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer (1990-1998). After leaving the Philadelphia Inquirer, he has worked on several boards. He became the president of The Heintz Endowments. Currently, he is the CEO and President of The Pittsburgh Foundation. He is the author of The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rodgers.

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