Did Walt Disney hate jews?
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There are strong claims that Walt had associations with Anti-Semitic groups and individuals. The biggest claims are as follows.
Old employee"s accused Mr. Disney of visiting Anti-Semitic meetings.
Early Disney production has examples of Anti-Semitic caricatures.
Disney had relationships with known Nazis.
On the surface these accusations seem to strongly support Disney as a rabid Anti-Semite. Lets take a look at the evidence. Lets review what is known and what is unproven about Walt Disney.
here is what we do know
Disney cartoon shorts featuring Jewish characters in a less-than-flattering light, while some of it stems from his association with various anti-Semites of the time
Dumbo's black crows;
Fantasia's black servant centaurette;
and Song of the South, a movie so offensive that the Disney company will no longer let it be seen in public
Then there is Walt Disney's own behavior: Gabler cites a meeting in which Disney referred to the Snow White dwarves as a "nigger pile" and another in which he used the term "pickaninny."
Believability: Those are certainly not flattering facts, but they are facts.
Walt Disney was also sexist.
this letter saying a woman cant be an inker
is he anti jew
Disney personally welcomed Nazi director Leni Riefenstahl to his studios.
Walt Disney gave Hitler"s pet filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, a tour of his studio.
she praised Disney for receiving her, saying, it "was gratifying to learn how thoroughly proper Americans distance themselves from the smear campaigns of the Jews
and there is lot more
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