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The meaningful making of ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

FILE - This June 28, 1989, file photo, shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show
Fred Rogers is pictured on the set of his PBS show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” in June 1989.
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Mark Olsen speaks to Academy Award-winning documentarian Morgan Neville about his most recent film, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The documentary celebrates the life and work of Fred Rogers, best known for his TV program “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Morgan discusses the film’s use of archival footage and new interviews as well as the overarching theme of Mr. Rogers’ program: the idea that culture matters.

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