Watch Mike Wallace’s 60 Minutes report from 1972 to see the Florida that existed before Mickey and millions of tourists descended on Orlando.

Source: www.cbsnews.com

This 11 minute video from the archives is a great profile of a community in flux.  Orange County, Florida was transitioning from an agricultural region off the grid to a largest tourist destination in the United States.  Obviously, the community’s economic geography completely transformed, but the cultural shift to the region was equally drastic.  Since Disney today is such a well-known brand and so many students have been to Disney World, they will enjoy seeing what the community was like before it became an entertainment mecca. 

Tags: place, tourism, economichistorical.

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