The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

In this episode we continue our conversation with former Disneyland Attractions cast member Alex Stewart. This is part 2. There is no current events, but we will continue with the Disneyland Resort Current Events next time. Enjoy! Show notes and info at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome Former Disneyland attractions cast member Alex Stewart to our show to talk about his time working on Westside attractions at Disneyland, plus our latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. Get info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we continue an episode we started in the past episode with Jim Korkis talking with us about Disneyland 1957. So if you didn't listen to episode 207, it would be best if you went back and listened to that first. Also we have a short interview with author Heather Mc Lane who wrote the kindle book Drinking at Disneyland. for show notes and more visit www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and author Jim Korkis. We take a look at the year 1957 in Disneyland, and talk about what was new, what was gone and what may be coming, plus many great stories. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more info at www.thesweepspot.com 

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In this episode we welcome author Chris Strodder. Chris wrote the books The Disneyland Book of Lists, and The Disneyland Encyclopedia. He has a new 3rd edition of the book out now, and is here to talk all about whats new and much more. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we are very happy to have our former Disneyland Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas on our show. Ray was only the second person to head up the Custodial department at Disneyland. He started in 1964, and retired in 2011. He had a huge influence and impact on what Disneyland Custodial is today. When you go to a Disney theme Park you can be sure that, it is as clean as it is because of Ray. He has so much great info to share and I am sure you will enjoy this. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current events and much more. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes and much more at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome Former Disneyland Attractions Cast member, Theme Park Adventure founder, and Disneyland fan Rick West. he worked on Pirates of The Caribbean and has some great stories to share with us, plus much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Current Events. For info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Tour Guide Andrea Keech to the show to talk about her time working at Disneyland in 1969. She had the honor of taking guests on tours of Disneyland, and has some great stories to share. Plus her book Cream of the Crop: Tour Guide Tales From Disneyland's Golden Years. Plus the latest in the Disneyland current events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes and more at www.thesweepspot.com

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The Sweep Spot # 202 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

In this episode we celebrate presidents Day by talking about an attraction at Disneyland that is dedicated to our former president Abraham Lincoln. This attraction is Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. We talk about its start at the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965, to all of its versions at Disneyland, Ca. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get show notes and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at our website www.thesweepspot.com

 

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The Sweep Spot # 201 - Disneyland 1967 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney historian and author Jim Korkis. We discuss the new offerings Disneyland had in the year 1967, including the new Tomorrowland, and Pirates of the Caribbean. This is a great look at both these areas and we know you will learn something new. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Current events. For show notes and our book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

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