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Talking With Young Children About Death

 

RELEASED: 1988
FORMAT: VHS
LABEL: PBS Video
SERIES: Let's Talk About It

Produced by Family Communications, Inc., 1986. Distributed by PBS VIDEO.
©1988 Public Broadcasting Service.


Description

"Anything human is mentionable, and anything mentionable can be manageable." This basic approach is one of the themes of this program which features a candid discussion about the way Mister Rogers approaches the topic of death in his program "Death of a Goldfish." Fred Rogers is joined by Hedda Sharapan, a noted expert on children, as they discuss "how to talk about death with children."


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Notes

  • This video includes several clips from Episode 1101, the episode commonly referred to as "Death of a Goldfish."
  • An instrumental of I Like To Be Told is used in the opening of this video.

Credits

With Fred Rogers and Hedda Sharapan
Directed by Sam Silberman
Produced by Barry Head

Portions of the preceding program were excerpted from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
© 1970 Family Communications, Inc.

A production of Family Communications
© 1978 Family Communications, Inc.


Appearing In This Video

Fred Rogers | Hedda Sharapan | Mister Rogers | Bob Trow

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