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WDW Chronicles: Mr. Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the February 7, 2017 Issue #907 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. The Hall of Presidents exists only at … Continue reading "WDW Chronicles: Mr. Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address"
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WDW Chronicles: The Birth of “it’s a small world”

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the June 17, 2014 Issue #769 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. As you probably know by now, this … Continue reading "WDW Chronicles: The Birth of “it’s a small world”"
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Destination D: Day 1, Early Afternoon.

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So after lunchtime, the schedule continued with “A Long Time Ago…The Making of Star Tours,” presented by WDI Creative Executive Tom Fitzgerald. He detailed the inception of the ride as coming from George Lucas, and then related his trip to London to investigate the motion simulators with Tony Baxter. The simulators there were apparently a … Continue reading "Destination D: Day 1, Early Afternoon."
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D23 Destination D: Day 1, AM

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So going on the theory that you cannot have too much Destination D coverage, here are some of my thoughts on the weekend’s events. For one thing, it was a huge relief to find that they had a venue that could accommodate all the people who wanted to be in it. Unlike the Expo of … Continue reading "D23 Destination D: Day 1, AM"
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D23’s Destination D – Disneyland 55 – Day 1 Part 2

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The morning of Day 1 also featured: From Quirky to Collectible: The Wonderful World of Disneyland Merchandise- Stacia Martin, Paul Anderson, Rob Klein “From a Mark Twain Riverboat AM radio to a Matterhorn bank, we’ll present a treasure trove of timeless trinkets and unique souvenirs. Highlights include the Top 5 Rarest Pieces of Disneyanna and … Continue reading "D23’s Destination D – Disneyland 55 – Day 1 Part 2"
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D23’s Destination D – Disneyland 55 – Day 1 Part 1

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Everyone was up bright and early for Day 1 of Destination D. In fact, the first person got in line at 5:30am! The Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom would be our home for the next 2 days as all events took place here. The ballroom had a main floor and then 2 “wings” that were physically … Continue reading "D23’s Destination D – Disneyland 55 – Day 1 Part 1"
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D 23’s Destination D 2010 – Day 1

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A great first day at D 23’s Destination D! But, as usual, it was a day that was jam-packed with lots of interesting sessions, leaving me very little time to do much writing or photo processing. So this is going to be short on photos and on some details, which we will attempt to fill … Continue reading "D 23’s Destination D 2010 – Day 1"
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D23’s Destination D Event September 24-25, 2010

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This year is the 55th anniversary of Disneyland Resort, and D23 is celebrating this milestone year with the premiere of Destination D: Disneyland ’55, a brand-new, two-day event that illuminates the fascinating history behind Disney’s flagship park. Destination D: Disneyland ’55 will take D23 Members on a mesmerizing journey through the design, creation, debut and … Continue reading "D23’s Destination D Event September 24-25, 2010"
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Overlooked Attractions of the Magic Kingdom

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INTRODUCTION Overlooked Attractions — those little things that actually make you detour from your beeline to the thrill rides, the additional touches that demonstrate Disney's well-known attention to detail and make the World the fascinating place that it is. Here are some of our favorite "Overlooked Attractions" in Magic Kingdom. (This is by no means … Continue reading "Overlooked Attractions of the Magic Kingdom"
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ABC Super Soap Weekend Disney’s Hollywood Studios Archives

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NOTE: The 2008 Super Soap Weekend at Disney's Hollywood Studios marked the last time this event will be held in Orlando. ABC's Daytime Division will instead send its soap opera stars on a 2009 Soap Nation Tour, a collection of nationwide events designed to interact with fans on a year-round basis offering greater access to … Continue reading "ABC Super Soap Weekend Disney’s Hollywood Studios Archives"
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