Walt Disney on Trial (Part Five) – Why Do People Want to Believe the Lies?

This is the final installment in the series called “Walt Disney on Trial.” What we have tried to do in this series we have taken the stuff from the court of public opinion against Walt Disney and tried to address it with snippets of history and unravel the lies and mistakes with the truth that is discovered when you examine the real evidence. The key here is that we have tried to examine the truth and the real evidence, which if you...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part Four) – Was Walt Disney Racist?

Does history reveal Walt Disney to be racist? As we have seen to this point in our Walt Disney on Trial series that other allegations that so often arise against Walt in the court of public opinion are nothing but rumors and lies passed along by those that have chosen to ignore and investigate the evidence. The same is true in the charge of racism against Mr. Disney. Walt Disney did not seem to care about the color of your skin, your religion,...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part Three) – Was Walt Disney an anti-Semite?

We continue our examination of the often repeated and blindly believed accusations about the character and life of Walt Disney. As many of these same old stories and arguments have been often repeated over time, most have no idea of the history and the reality that is a part of the record of Walt’s life and times. To this point we have looked at the case against Walt Disney and provided an overview of some of these often repeated stories....

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If Uncle Walt were alive today, he is sure to have been touched… “The Disney Driven Life”

          “If Uncle Walt were alive today, he is sure to have been touched by such a thoughtful rendering of his profound legacy… “ -David Kirkpatrick, Former Production Chief – Walt Disney Pictures   Follow the Pixie Dust Path as it unfolds in this unique look at the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom… in the pages of The Disney Driven Life by Jeff Dixon FastPass times. Crowds. Meet and...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part Two) – Was Walt Disney Sexist?

In Walt Disney on Trial (Part One) we made reference to a letter written by Walt Disney that suggested he was sexist and treated women unfairly in the workplace. When actress Meryl Streep made the accusation, there were many who were not familiar with the letter and wondered what in the world she was talking about. The letter she quoted was written in 1938 and indeed found the Hollywood of the day to be an era where women were not a part of...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part One) – The Case Against Walt Disney

  Walt Disney on Trial (Part One) – The Case against Walt Disney As I was watching a recent documentary on the life and career of Walt Disney I was amazed at how many times the documentary only told part of the story. More than once I found myself leaning forward thinking that there was more to follow… only to find the special had moved on to another topic. By the end of the special, you had a partial story about Walt that seemed...

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