South of the Border with Disney: Walt Disney and the Good Neighbor Program

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Millions of viewers have enjoyed Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros without realizing that these Disney films were produced for a specific diplomatic purpose as part of an initiative to foster a spirit of friendly hemispheric unity: The Good Neighbor Program. Based on extraordinarily comprehensive archival research and richly illustrated with many images never before published, South of the Border with Disney: Walt Disney and the Good Neighbor Program (1941-1948)—authored by JB Kaufman—is a fascinating study of an all but forgotten aspect of the American war effort.