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Letter to the editor: An encounter with Mister Rogers

| Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

In 1968 I was a transfer to Pitt. To save 50 cents, I would often hitch a ride from East Liberty to class. One snowy December morning I was picked up by a 40ish man in a VW Beetle. He said was going to WQED, and told me he was “Mister Rogers.” I said I was “Ed Klein” and we shook hands. Years later I saw the children’s television program and realized I had experienced a brush with fame.

No, I can’t remember whether he was wearing a sweater .

Ed Klein


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