The Port of Galveston is a big cruise ship base with Carnival and Royal Carribean currently disembarking out of that location. However, due to Harvey, plans cruises have had to make changes as the port is now closed.
It seems very politically incorrect to watch it through the filter of today's mindset. I am sure at the time it was what every good American was thinking. After you watch for just a few minutes you might be saying to yourself, I can't believe it's Disney!