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36. After Work at the Original Irish Bar

Bill Taylor met Alan at Mullaley’s on First Avenue. Mullaley’s was one of those original Irish bars that managed to keep its anonymity.

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35. The Memo

“Mr. Howe is expecting you.” The secretary came from behind her desk and opened the door to the president’s office. Bob Howe, President of Dunaway Advertising, placed the phone down as they entered. He rose from his oversized leather chair, … Continue reading

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31. Who Will Get the Account?

They entered the creative department through the enormous leather padded doorway. Alan smiled at the four typing secretaries arranged in a four-stall cubicle. Frederick Taylor, meet Herman Miller, he thought.

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21. The Fake Agency

By Richard N. Anderson Finally they had a new writer. Someone to help the agency get the international routes for the Trans US Airlines account. The young man from Denver had joined Alan’s group at the end of June.

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19. The Deli

“I know a spot on Forty First and Lexington, part bar, part deli. I think they have air conditioning. Want to try it?” Alan ventured.

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12. The Catholic Committee

By Richard N. Anderson Alan began making a list of people he knew who would be good at judging TV ads. A gal who worked on the Procter business at Compton. A guy who had his own shop. A trombone … Continue reading

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11. The Awards

By Richard N. Anderson with Lisa Anderson “Hey, would you be chairman of the television category of the Awards this year?” Barely a week since they announced he was President, and Bill Taylor was on the line.

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9. Your 3:30

The meeting in Alan’s office was over. Charlie made for the door, but the others took their time, putting their coke and beer bottles on the windowsill, picking up their pads, and joking about “guys with problems”.

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1. Dressing for Work

By Richard N. Anderson Alan must have set some kind of record for dressing and undressing on Tuesday.

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