28 Sexist Adverts from the Mad Men Era

The show “Mad Men” takes viewers into a fictional 1960s, the pre-feminist era, inside the Madison Avenue ad agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and its competitors.
Don Draper: “What do women want?” Roger Sterling: “Who cares?”┬áReality though is often stranger than fiction.┬áBabies smoking? Alcoholism? Sexism? Welcome to the 1950s and 1960s world of real Mad Men era advertising.

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Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.