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St. Louisans play what if ...

St. Louisans play what if ...

On Nov. 21, 1963, Walt Disney's plan for a St. Louis amusement park were dealt a setback when Gussie Busch declared he would oppose any plan that didn't include beer. Although the beer issue was later resolved, the plans for a park fell apart over financing, not beer. On July 13, 1965, the city and Disney officially announced the death of the project.

We take a look back at that effort and at some previous St. Louis efforts that fell short. Or actually, what if they succeeded?

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