Professor Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby’s interest in children’s education began long before his groundbreaking family sitcom, “The Cosby Show.” He even planned to leave television and return to teaching. In this clip, Cosby discusses his involvement in children’s programming like “Fat Albert” and “The Electric Company.”

Bill Cosby is featured on the Pioneers of Television: Breaking Barriers episode, premiering Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8PM on PBS.