Recalling a simpler time when ad biz tackled the gun issue

Crain, Rance
May 1999
Advertising Age;5/24/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 22, p32
Trade Publication
Discusses the editorial with the headline Guns Must Go!, featured in "Advertising Age" magazine after the assassination of Bobby Kennedy in 1968 in the U.S. Suggestion for the advertising business to support efforts to reduce the hazards of a gun-riddled society; Excerpts from letters and comments that the magazine received regarding the editorial; Anti-gun advertisements created by North Advertising.


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