TIL that in 1969, when black Americans were still prevented from swimming in pools with white people, Fred Rogers invited a black character played by François Clemmons to join him cooling his feet in a pool on an episode of his show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which broke a well-known color barrier

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