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The Resource Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers, Michael G. Long

Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers, Michael G. Long

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Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers
Title
Peaceful neighbor
Title remainder
discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers
Statement of responsibility
Michael G. Long
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Fred Rogers was one of the most radical pacifists of contemporary history. We do not usually think of him as radical, partly because he wore colorful, soft sweaters made by his mother. Nor do we usually imagine him as a pacifist; that adjective seems way too political to describe the host of a children's program known for its focus on feelings. We have restricted Fred Rogers to the realm of entertainment, children, and feelings, and we've ripped him out of his political and religious context. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister, and although he rarely shared his religious convictions on his program, he fervently believed in a God who accepts us as we are and who desires a world marked by peace and wholeness. With this progressive spirituality as his inspiration, Rogers used his children's program as a platform for sharing countercultural beliefs about caring nonviolently for one another, animals, and the earth.To critics who dared call him "namby-pamby, " Rogers said, "Only people who take the time to see our work can begin to understand the depth of it." This is the invitation of Peaceful Neighbor, to see and understand Rogers's convictions and their expression through his program. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, it turns out, is far from sappy, sentimental, and shallow; it's a sharp political response to a civil and political society poised to kill"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
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Long, Michael G
Dewey number
791.4502/8092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.R56
LC item number
L66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rogers, Fred
  • Rogers, Fred
Label
Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers, Michael G. Long
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers/1389/2910041/image/lgcover.5177899.jpg
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000397414
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 203 pages
Isbn
9780664260477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014031602
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000397414
  • (OCoLC)890799078
Label
Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers, Michael G. Long
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers/1389/2910041/image/lgcover.5177899.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000397414
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 203 pages
Isbn
9780664260477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014031602
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000397414
  • (OCoLC)890799078

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