Friday, March 13, 2015

Not in *his* neighborhood


Did you know that back in 1990, Mr. Rogers sued some alleged klansmen? Quoting:

Published: October 21, 1990

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20— Three men have agreed to destroy recordings of racist and anti-gay telephone messages that imitated the voice and speech of ''Mister Rogers'' from the children's television program.

Mr. Rogers and Family Communications sued the men and the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan last week in Federal District Court to stop the playing of the tape-recorded messages.

I found that interesting, but I could not find any more information about the recordings, not even a transcript. Oh, well. Perhaps you will enjoy this instead ...

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