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History Happy Hour: The Magical History of U.S. Presidents’ Visits to Disney Parks

The world of Disney has been a part of American life for the past 100 years, so it is not surprising that several of our Presidents have visited its parks since their opening! Join us for History Happy Hour on Thursday, March 2nd at 6:00 pm to hear Bethanee Bemis, Historian at the National Museum of American History, discuss the rich history (and sometimes surprising stories) of presidential visits to Disneyland and Walt Disney World over the last sixty years. Bethanee will be joined by Len Testa, Computer Scientist and founder of the Disney Travel platform (

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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