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Walt Disney Experts Dismiss Claims That Filmmaker Was Antisemitic

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Experts dismissed allegations that Walt Disney was an antisemite. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid antisemite are unproven, Disney experts said.

Talking to TV critics Sunday about PBS’ American Experience September documentary on Disney, composer Richard Sherman (Disney’s Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book) dismissed such lingering criticism outright.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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