Originally published 05/19/2017
Trump is so controversial Disney reportedly won’t let him have a speaking role in the Hall of Presidents
To side-step controversy Disney is revamping the exhibit. Now only GW and Lincoln will speak.
Originally published 05/22/2016
The combination of historic movies and orchestral music is a surefire hit and we are bound to see more of them around the country.
Originally published 05/15/2015
Backlash to Disney announcement it’s making a movie about a white father in 2014 who claimed a kingdom in Africa on behalf of his daughter, his "princess"
Critics say the story is a celebration of colonialism
Originally published 07/09/2014
Most actual Africans don’t come any closer to wildlife than Westerners do, but it's not what Westerners think.
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- Jon Meacham points out why Lee should go but Washington should stay
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