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Taking a Risk

The next day at nine Alan was at his desk looking through an agency proof book—pages of color and black and white advertisements that J Dunaway Advertising had produced, including many from his own group. He was astonished at how … Continue reading

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Guys Who Like to Go Fast

“Christ, if I were running the account management of this fucking agency I’d get Dick Fields out of here,” Alan’s head art director, Clay Ogden, said, whipsawing a metal ruler on his drawing board.

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24. The Casting Session

By Richard N. Anderson “I suppose somebody is going to have something crazy for breakfast,” Alan said smiling as he looked at the Beverly Hills’ breakfast menu with its unorthodox list of steaks, obscure pears, and funny sounding omelets.

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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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