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Binge These Disney Parks Podcast Episodes

By the D23 Team It’s the holidays, meaning you have some time on your hands. Whether you’re in transit or waiting to enjoy a festive meal, we have the perfect way to fill your time: listening to the best D23 Inside Disney podcast episodes! Today we revisit some of the great chats we had with …

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High-Flying Heritage

High-Flying Heritage: A Walt Disney World Moment 50 Years in the Making

By Becky Cline and Kevin M. Kern, Walt Disney Archives Every now and then, we here in the Archives have the honor of spotlighting historical materials so unique from our collection that the objects themselves seem to transcend matters of just Disney history and cross over into a realm documenting a wider moment from popular …

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50 Years of The Vacation Kingdom of the World

By Francesca Scrimgeour, Walt Disney Archives With the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World underway, what better way to celebrate than by looking back at the grand opening celebration of the Magic Kingdom Park? After the success of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, Walt Disney recognized the impact an East Coast theme park and …

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