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Walt Disney Unveils his Plans for Disney World – 1967 – Orlando Sentinel Star

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Read the front page of the February 3, 1967 edition of the Orlando Sentinel Star announcing the plans for Florida’s Disney World.

 

An entire section in the February 3, 1967 edition of the Orlando Sentinel Star was dedicated to the events surrounding Walt Disney’s unveiling of his plans for Disney World in Orlando.

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An insert box entitled “S-S Covers Disney” states: 

In news and photographic coverage of the biggest single news event in Central Florida history, The Sentinel-Star employed services of nine reporters and editors and three photographers. At the Park East and West Theaters in Winter Park were Ormund Powers, editor of The Sentinel editorial page; Frank Hutchinson, editor of The Star editorial page; Emily Bavar, editor of The Florida Magazine, who broke the original announcement that Walt Disney was coming to Central Florida.

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Charlie Wadsworth, veteran newsman and author of the Sentinel column “Hush Puppies”; Jottie Palmer, business editor of The Sentinel-Star; Don Rider, staff writer who covers Orange County government; D. G. Lawrence, Sentinel political writer; Ron Franklin, chief of The Sentinel Osceola County bureau; Bob Bobroff, former Osceola  bureau chief and current staff newsman; and Bruce Dudley, chief of The Sentinel Winter Park bureau.

Photographing in color and black and white were news photo chief Andy Hickman and veteran cameramen Jim Muncaster and Frank Russell.

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Walt Disney Unveils Plans for Disney World - Orlando Sentinel - February 3, 1967

An entire section in the February 3, 1967 edition of the Orlando Sentinel was dedicated to the events surrounding Walt Disney's unveiling of his plans for Disney World in Orlando.


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