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Old 01-12-2020, 08:11 AM   #25
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There's a reasonable argument that "Walt's EPCOT" was a scam Walt created to bamboozle the Florida legislature into creating RCID. Perhaps because he wanted to build with less government interference. Or maybe because he really did want his own nuclear power plant.
I'd publish a SIMS city if it got me my own nuclear power plant.

I can see the argument both ways for Walt. It does seem to me he was pulling away from parks and films a bit and thinking of bigger things. I could see him trying for an EPCOT. I could also see him looking for the best way to get a toe-hold in Florida. The location was obviously chosen for year-round tourism, which speaks to entertainment . . .

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