Mr. Rogers Testified for the VCR

I never knew that Fred Roger’s testimony was quoted in the Supreme Court Case which legalized the VCR:

Photo: Fred Rogers

.. Very frankly, I am opposed to people being programmed by others. My whole approach in broadcasting has always been “You are an important person just the way you are. You can make healthy decisions.” Maybe I’m going on too long but I just feel that anything that allows a person to be more active in the control of his or her life, in a healthy way, is important.

Full Story: We’ll Miss You Mr. Rogers in New York Lawyer via Martin Schwimmer and Ernie the Attorney