Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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LET US NOW PRAISE famous men - if only to keep them famous. Pittsburgh's Mister Rogers was famous to generations of children who watched his TV show and responded to his soothing voice and kind manner and so believed it was a lovely day in every neighborhood. But today's kids grow up not knowing Mister Rogers, yet they enjoy his legacy through TV shows produced by the Fred Rogers Company such as "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" and "Peg + Cat." So it came as a sign of the times when Idlewild amusement park in Ligonier announced that the Mister Rogers' Neighborhood ride will be revamped as Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. As long as the kids enjoy themselves, Fred Rogers' memory will still be honored.

ALTHOUGH IT was late in coming, the service of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II brought the African-American unit renown. Last week its chief flight instructor, C. Alfred "Chief" Anderson, known as the Father of Black Aviation, was honored with a stamp issued by the Postal Service. …

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