Disneyland attracted one million visitors within the first 10 weeks after its grand opening in July 1955. It also became a top destination for foreign dignitaries visiting the United States.
Media historian Susan Douglas explores how Walt Disney presented Americans with an idealized version of their country.
Composer Richard Sherman recalls Walt Disney's leadership style and how he drew great ideas out of his staff.
The premiere of Steamboat Willie blows audiences away with its innovative use of sound. Mickey Mouse soon becomes a phenomenon.