Disney History Institute Podcast (general)

The surprising story of the 70-year-old woman who flew as Disneyland’s first Tinkerbell.

Direct download: DHI_037_-_FINAL_Women_on_a_Wire_Tiny_Kline_Part_1.m4a
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Disney Legend, Bill Sullivan tells stories of the early days of Disneyland.

Direct download: DHI_036_-_Bill_Sullivan_and_the_Early_Days_of_Disneyland.m4a
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In the early 1960s, Walt Disney explored building a tourist attraction in Monterey, California.  The story of that never-built project on the DHI Podcast. 

Direct download: DHI_035_-_Project_Spring_Monterey.m4a
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Five years after Disneyland opened, Walt explored building a series of micro parks across the country, parks roughly three to four acres in size and filled with Fantasyland-style attractions for kids. The story of these never-built micro parks, known inside the company as Project Satellite, on the DHI Podcast.

Direct download: DHI_034_-_Project_Satellite.m4a
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The story of Disneyland's first Christmas.

Direct download: DHI_033_-_First_Christmas_at_Disneyland.m4a
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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
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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