Mr. Rogers Defends PBS


In 1969, beloved children’s television personality Mr. Rogers testified before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Communications. At the time, President Nixon had proposed funding cuts to the Public Broadcasting Service, which had originally been given a $20 million grant by President Lyndon Johnson. In his testimony, Rogers says: “I … Continue reading

The Muppets
Meet the 'New' Voices of Kermit & Miss Piggy


Steve Whitmire talks about becoming the voice of Kermit the Frog after creator Jim Henson dies and Eric Jacobson shares what it’s been like to take over the characters (including Miss Piggy) of Frank Oz, who now directs. Continue reading