Monthly Archives: February 2016

Episode 29 – Johnny Carson

This week join Jonathan and Steve as they discuss The King of Late Night, Johnny Carson. What is special and significant about the long-running late night television format? Why was Johnny unique and truly a master of his medium? How does he differ from the plethora of successors talking to us in late night today?

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday March 10th, 2016 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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Episode 28 – Mr. Rogers

This week join Steve, Andrew, and Jonathan as they discuss children’s television show host and PBS all-star, Fred Rogers as a counter-cultural figure. Can we view his choices regarding race and sexual preference as revolutionary? Pragmatic? or did he simply NOT do enough? Join us as we attempt to unwrap the relationship between Mr. Rogers, social issues, and his own personal spirituality. Here is a link to an episode archive for when Mr. Rogers soaks his feet with Officer Clemmons: link

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday February 25th, 2016 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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