My Chance Lunch with Fred Rogers

August 02, 2018 • By Richard B. McKenzie

Richard B. Mckenzie, economist and the Walter Gerken Professor (emeritus) in the Merage Business School at the University of California, Irvine, writes, “In search for a broader audience for my contrarian views on orphanages of yesteryear, I began working with a prominent television producer to fund and develop a documentary …. The producer arranged a luncheon in Pittsburgh to discuss the project with his colleague at Family Communications and none other than Mr. Rogers himself.”