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Syndication

The story of Disneyland's first Christmas.

Direct download: DHI_033_-_First_Christmas_at_Disneyland.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:05pm PDT

In 1960, when two ex-Disneyland designers tried to develop a massive theme park just east of Disneyland, local ministers and rabbis attempted to shut them down.

Direct download: DHI_032_-_Bible_Storyland_Fiasco.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:03am PDT

The making of Snow White--from the perspective of lead Disney animator, Ward Kimball.

Direct download: DHI_031_Ward_Kimball_and_Snow_White_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm PDT

<< Part Three >>
August 6, 1970 – One of the most famous days in the history of Disneyland, the day the Yippie Movement invaded the park. The ideals of post-war conformity and consumerism set against the activism of America’s counterculture. With concerns of guest safety, Disneyland management turned park security over to the Anaheim Police Department who dispatched 150 officers in full riot gear onto Main Street.

Direct download: DHI_030_-_Yippie_Invastion_Part_3.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm PDT

<< Part Two >>
August 6, 1970 – One of the most famous days in the history of Disneyland, the day the Yippie Movement invaded the park. The ideals of post-war conformity and consumerism set against the activism of America’s counterculture. With concerns of guest safety, Disneyland management turned park security over to the Anaheim Police Department who dispatched 150 officers in full riot gear onto Main Street.

Direct download: DHI_029_-_Yippie_Invastion_Part_Two.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57pm PDT

August 6, 1970 – One of the most famous days in the history of Disneyland, the day the Yippie Movement invaded the park. The ideals of post-war conformity and consumerism set against the activism of America’s counterculture. With concerns of guest safety, Disneyland management turned park security over to the Anaheim Police Department who dispatched 150 officers in full riot gear onto Main Street.

Direct download: DHI_028_-_Yippie_Invasion_of_Disneyland_Part_1.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57pm PDT

The History of It's A Small World.  // Part Three: California and Beyond.

Direct download: DHI_027_-_Small_World_Part_Three.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm PDT

The History of It's A Small World.  // Part Two: The Music and the Fair.

Direct download: DHI_026_-_Small_World_Part_Two.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm PDT

The History of It's A Small World.  // Part One: The Designers.

Direct download: DHI_025_-_History_of_Small_World.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm PDT

In 1955, there was only one female designer who walked the site each week with Walt while Disneyland was being built.  Her name, Ruth Shellhorn, a landscape architect who designed large sections of the park.  On this episode of the DHI Podcast, her story.

Direct download: DHI_024_Ruth_Shellhorn_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46pm PDT