Roger's Sweater - On each episode of MR. ROGERS'
NEIGHBORHOOD/NET/PBS/1967-92, Fred Rogers, the soft-spoken
children's program host, would enter his TV home and change from his
street clothes to more comfortable lounging clothes which consisted
of a sweater that zipped up the front and a pair of sneakers. He
followed with his classic invitation of "Won't you be my neighbor?"
On November 21, 1984, one of his sweaters (an orange one) was put on
permanent display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.
All of his sweaters over the years were made by his mother who would
annually created up to 12 new sweaters for her celebrity son. All
sweaters were equipped with zippers, a favorite of Mr. Rogers. Can
you say Zipper?
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