BREAKING: Hall of Presidents Reopens at Magic Kingdom December 19th featuring Donald Trump Speaking

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Following a year-long transformation, The Hall of Presidents will officially reopen at Magic Kingdom Park on Tuesday, December 19, with enhancements that will bring the story of the American presidency to life as never before. The epic theatrical production was envisioned by Walt Disney himself to honor the country by honoring the presidents of the United States.

This endeavor began with a single animated figure of President Abraham Lincoln that was developed for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. In 1971, advances in technology made it possible for Imagineers to make Walt Disney’s vision a reality by including every chief executive who ever served the United States of America.

The history of innovation at The Hall of Presidents continues to this day. In addition to updating the show’s content, Imagineers have incorporated the latest in theatrical design and Audio-Animatronics technology. Landmark moments in history come alive on a panoramic 180-degree screen that transports guests across more than 200 years of the American story. High-impact projection, sound, lighting and other enhancements take guests into rare and indelible moments in history that helped define a nation.

As has been the tradition with every new president since the attraction debuted, an Audio-Animatronics figure of President Donald J. Trump has been added to the show and features the latest advances in technology that enable smoother and more lifelike movements. President Trump personally recorded remarks exclusively for The Hall of Presidents, just as each sitting president has done for the attraction since the early 1990s.

Rich in innovative storytelling and tradition, The Hall of Presidents carries a legacy and passion for American history that has been part of Disney Parks for more than 50 years.

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Sam
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Sam

(Insert calm, non-politically charged comment here)

Lambert
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Lambert

I’ll be extremely curious to see who the new narrator is and what the new show content might be.

Ryan B
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Ryan B

The poor cast members who have to work this attraction.

Betty
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Betty

Grow up please!

Ryan B
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Ryan B

My point exactly.

Ryan
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Ryan

I hope they have security on hand with tazers. They might need them. Never met anyone on middle ground with our current ‘president’.

Pat
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Pat

I think it’s great they finally opened the attraction again. It’s time to put political bias behind us and just be AMERICANS! We all may not agree with our leaders but we all wants what’s best.

DJ
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DJ

I don’t.

Lori
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Lori

I have been waiting for this to open again. Its one of my favorites. Hopefully people act like adults, especially with children present, and just enjoy the completely amazing technology that Disney has that makes all the presents seem alive. I love the tapping fingers and feet and they way they all look so alive. Can’t wait til I go in January to check it out.

Carl
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Carl

Hopefully, he didn’t have “dry mouth” when he recorded his remarks for Disney.