Interview: Mindy Johnson and the Women of Disney, Pt. 1

Book cover photo: Story researcher Eva Jane Sinclair and personnel staffer Jackie Walker add finishing touches to the iconic sign on the corner of Mickey Avenue and Dopey Drive at Walt Disney's Burbank studio, 1940. Inset: author Mindy Johnson Walt Disney Archives/Disney Publishing

Mindy Johnson has spent years tracking down the stories of the women who shaped Walt Disney's life, and the success of the Walt Disney Studios. She contextualizes the lives and contributions of these women in the larger historical picture.

You can find more info on Mindy's book "Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation" at her website:

Topics in this Podcast: Disney, walt disney, women's history, 20th century, entertainment history, interviews, women's rights, women