Through his groundbreaking PBS show Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers sought to teach children about kindness. And with the release of the acclaimed documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? we learn the startling truth about the real Mr. Rogers. (He was really, really nice.) Director Morgan Neville and producer Nicholas Ma discuss their unprecedented access to the Rogers’ family archives, how the show dealt with topics like gun violence and Fred’s mission to use television to impact generations of kids.
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