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The Curious Evolution of Women in Advertising

As a socially-conscious editor of Zócalo – not to mention devoted husband to a professionally accomplished woman – I should warn readers that some of the videos you’ll see in this retrospective on women in advertising are disturbing. That’s also why they’re entertaining, but don’t say you weren’t alerted.

And while we’re on disclaimers, I should confess up front that I have none of the academic expertise seen within our universities, where thousands, possibly millions, of man-and-woman-hours have been spent dissecting the library of American television advertising to discern what it …