Fred Rogers rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in Pittsburgh, June 28, 1989.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
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With Fred Rogers' legacy back in the spotlight, PBS wants viewers to remember public TV was the longtime home of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood".Betty White, who was absent from the panel discussion at a TV critics meeting Tuesday, sees no point in slowing down at age 96, as long as her phone keeps ringing with offers to work. The actress known for her roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls" is marking her 80th year in show business with a PBS special that looks at her life and career.White's response was to use Duncan every chance she could. He later went on to "The Lawrence Welk Show," becoming the first black regular on a TV variety show.
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