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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Ads of 1950s and 1960s

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Shocking posters from 1950s and 1960s show sexist and racist campaigns once acceptable 

1950s and 60s posters show the sexist and racist campaigns once seen as acceptable
Advertising guru Charles Saatchi has unearthed a selection of shocking posters from the 1950s and the 1960s which would today be considered offensive, sexist and in poor taste. They portray women as submissive, make racial slurs and laughably describe the 'benefits' of radioactivity and cocaine.
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