Daily Departures

Departing daily from the ordinary objects of my thoughts.

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Mr. Rogers vs. The Senator

Keeping the Mr. Rogers references alive, here's a video of Mr. Roger's speaking to a US senator--Senator Pastore--about twenty million dollars of funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in 1969. The video speaks for itself, so click here and watch.


  • At 5/22/2006 07:09:00 AM, Blogger miershpedankl said…

    All can think about is my "inner-trauma"... I am to ADD to watch Roger's southern-drawl his way through a speach.

  • At 6/12/2006 03:00:00 PM, Anonymous Judi said…

    Hi Mark..Anna's mom Judi here. Her Blog has your link so I was exploring and listened to the Mr. Rogers plea for 20 million for PBS...which he got!! I guess it was the words to the MAD song that convinced the senator!!


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