What Mister Rogers Learned from Children

Aired on 10/12/1985 | CC tv-pg
Fred Rogers first entered our national consciousness on February 19, 1968, with the children's show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which would go on to transform children's educational programming. With his slow, calm speaking voice and unlimited patience, Mister Rogers, as he was widely known, made a positive impact on generations of kids.

However, he explained to Oprah during a 1985 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the education went both ways. Here, the iconic Mister Rogers reveals the biggest lesson children taught him.