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Director Marielle Heller, left, and Tom Hanks on the set of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

Screen Time: How female directors are portraying masculinity onscreen

By Emily Wolfe, Digital Manager February 10, 2020
The protagonists of “Little Women” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” — writers Jo March and Lloyd Vogel, respectively — struggle with similar issues of anger, resentment and loneliness.
Josie Carey and Fred Rogers, staff members at WQED, Pittsburgh’s educational television station, explain the makings of a children’s show to station visitors W.J. Bass (seated) and W.C. Richardson. (Photo courtesy of Detre Library and Archives Division, Heinz History Center)

Q&A: Elizabeth Mahoney revisits Mister Rogers’ archives

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor February 22, 2018

The iconic children's show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” turned 50 Monday. The show, which was broadcast from 1968 to 2001, was filmed in Pittsburgh and hosted by the late Fred Rogers. In honor of...

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