Mr. Rogers\\\' sincere and genuine earnest nature changed the minds lawmakers that day. He explained and made them understand how important it is to nurture our children\\\'s growth. \\\"I\\\'m supposed to be a pretty tough guy and this is the first time I\\\'ve had goose bumps for the last two days\\\", one of the Senators responded. At the conclusion of Rogers\\\' testimony that same Senator responded \\\"I think it\\\\\\\'s wonderful. It looks like you\\\\\\\'ve just earned the $20 million dollars.\\\\\\\" Humanity won out over greed that day.
Mister Rogers testifies to the US Senate to save PBS
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\"In 1969, Fred Rogers appeared before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Communications. His goal was to support funding for PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in response to significant proposed cuts by President Nixon.\\\"