In 1960 New York City - the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business, struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels. Written by
Did You Know?
'Mad men' was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves. See more
At the end of the first chapter, Draper cames out with a 'new slogan': "It's toasted", but it was really introduced in 1917, not in the 60's. See more
You were expecting me to be a man. My father was, too.
On the Street Where You Live
Words by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Sung by Vic Damone
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