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May 27, 1987 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
It's not exactly nuclear disarmament, but when one of Disneyland's chief ambassadors deals with foreign powers, the negotiating still can be delicate. How, for example, do you diplomatically dissuade the Japanese from putting a pig farm next to Tokyo Disneyland? And how do you satisfy the French insistence on including local culture--like wine with meals--in an essentially American institution to be built outside of Paris? Those are the sorts of problems that Disneyland ambassador James B.
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May 27, 1987 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
It's not exactly nuclear disarmament, but when one of Disneyland's chief ambassadors deals with foreign powers, the negotiating still can be delicate. How, for example, do you diplomatically dissuade the Japanese from putting a pig farm next to Tokyo Disneyland? And how do you satisfy the French insistence on including local culture--like wine with meals--in an essentially American institution to be built outside of Paris? Those are the sorts of problems that Disneyland ambassador James B.
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July 23, 1987
The architectural firm that planned Rancho Santa Margarita has been retained to assist the Walt Disney Co. in planning Euro Disneyland east of Paris. Irvine-based Phillips Brandt Reddick will help create a planned community at the French version of Disney World, a $2-billion project scheduled to open in 1992. The entire Euro Disneyland project will include at least two theme parks, 18,200 hotel rooms, 222.3 acres of retail shopping and 172.9 acres of office space, said James B.
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May 27, 1987 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
Mao Tse Mouse? Deng Pao Duck? The Chinese and Walt Disney Co. are considering construction of a Disneyland park in the land of the Great Wall. And after that, Disneylands could spring up almost anywhere in the world. Disney has received "at least one or two" overtures from every country in Western Europe, plus India, Australia, Korea and China"--in addition to many states in this country, according to a Disney official.
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