The Real Mad Men of Advertising

  

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The Real Mad Men of AdvertisingThe 1980s. It's the Reagan Era, and American political confidence fuels an era of heavy consumption. The creative geniuses on Madison Avenue find new ways of attracting a booming consumer spend.Wed, Feb 26, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
The Real Mad Men of AdvertisingThe 1970s. A golden age in America's ad world, full of creativity and a love affair with non-conformity. But it was also fraught with new challenges, including a growing mistrust amongst consumers.Tue, Feb 25, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
The Real Mad Men of AdvertisingThe 1950s. The TV series "Mad Men" gave us a glimpse into the world of US advertising. Now see how advertisements in the 1950s tantalized Americans with visions of futuristic homes and cars.Tue, Feb 18, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins