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Disney Dish - How Walt Disney​’​s Carousel of Progress almost went back to Anaheim

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by offering an update on the impact COVID-19 has had on Disney Parks & Resorts. Jim then shares a story about the “Carousel of Progress / Horizons” hybrid that the Imagineers once pitched to General Electric


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

How Orange County & Osceola County’s two-week-long “Stay at Home” is impacting WDW Cast Members

Why “Stay at Home” orders in Massachusetts, New York State & New Jersey may effect when Orlando’s attractions decide to re-open

How did a last-minute, $10 million construction budget cut request impact EPCOT Center’s “Horizons” pavilion

Why the G2 repair droids may look familiar to fans of Disneyland’s “America Sings” attraction

What would have made the “Carousel of Progress / Horizons” hybrid that was produced for Disneyland Park appealing to the Instagram generation


released March 30, 2020
Hosts: Len Testa and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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