Marty Sklar was hired by The Walt Disney Company after his junior
year at UCLA, and began his Disney career at Disneyland in July
1955, the month before the park opened. He spent his first decade
at Disney as "the kid," the very youngest of the creative team Walt
had assembled at WED Enterprises. But despite his youth, his
talents propelled him forward into substantial responsibility: he
became Walt's speech writer, penned Walt's and Roy's messages... more...