Walt Disney's start in Chicagoland often overlooked

Posted Tuesday, November 21, 2006 9:16 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Chicago is often overlooked in accounts of the man who transformed cartooning into an art form, invented the theme park and made his name synonymous with high-quality, family entertainment. Yet, for Walt Disney, the city was the place in which his talents and drive began to emerge -- and from which he sought escape.

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