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Mister Rogers & Me

After his retirement from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fred Rogers was spending time at his home in Nantucket when he had a chance meeting with Benjamin Wagner, his next-door neighbor and an up-and-coming producer for MTV. The encounter, especially Rogers’ advice to spread the message that “deep and simple is far more essential than complex,” stuck with Wagner. After Rogers’ death in 2003, Wagner and his brother traveled around the country to discover more about the television icon and what he...
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  • program length: 60 minutes

Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

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  • Friday, January 25 at 2:00 am on 12.1