Walt Disney: An American Conservative in Hollywood

Featuring John G. West, Senior Fellow and Associate Director of the Center for Science & Culture
Past Event March 22, 2017 Discovery Institute - Seattle, WA
On Wednesday, March 22, you are invited to hear CSC Associate Director John G. West speak on an often overlooked but important chapter in Disney cinematic history: the political and moral themes expressed in Walt Disney’s live-action films and television shows. Although Hollywood today is known for its political and social liberalism, Walt Disney was an unrepentant conservative, and his social views came out in many of his productions, as did his love for America’s founding principles. This luncheon will include a talk as well as Q and A and an opportunity to purchase West’s new book, Walt Disney and Live Action: The Disney Studio’s Live-Action Features of the 1950s and 60s. West will explore the production of some of Disney’s live-action features and shows, discuss how he came to write his book, and explain the conservative themes raised by Disney’s films and television shows.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:00-1:30 PM (Doors open at 11:45 AM)

WHERE:
Discovery Institute
208 Columbia St.
Seattle, WA 98104

COST: $5 (includes lunch)

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Recommended parking: Parking is available in nearby garages, including the Millennium Tower garage at 715 2nd Ave. The Discovery Institute entrance is located on Columbia Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.

For questions, contact Donna Scott at djscott@discovery.org or (206) 292-0401 x128.