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"Mad Men" The Mountain King (TV Episode 2008) Poster

(TV Series)

(2008)

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The book Don finds in Anna's living room is 'Meditations in an Emergency' by Frank O'Hara.
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Although the showrunners have stated unequivocally that what Greg does to Joan in Roger's office is rape, it is strongly implied that Joan may not have understood it as such because during the time this episode is set (1962) and for about 15 years afterward, marital or "date" rape were not legally or societally recognized concepts in the US. Until 1976, there were laws on the books of all 50 states exempting spouses from being prosecutable for rape; even now (as of 2010), only 17 states (and the District of Columbia) make no distinction between marital rape and other kinds in their laws; all other states have mitigated penalties for marital rape.
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