Mister Rogers freshens up web-hood

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Call it Fred 2.0 or Mister Rogers’ cyber-neighborhood: The much loved pubcasting kids show has a new web site, reports The Boston Globe. “Although some of the content is decades old, the look of the site is radiant and fresh with bright primary colors, ” the paper notes. Cathy Droz of Rogers’ Family Communications production company says, “It’s reintroducing Fred.” One video clip: Rogers testifying before the Senate in 1968 to try for more funding for his show and other PBS programs.