May 1961
New Yorker;5/13/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p32
The article highlights the second American TV Commercials Festival which was held at the Hotel Roosevelt in New York City. Several people were present at the event, whose combined efforts have created commercial television. According to the event's judge John E. McMillin, judges were obliged to sit through 1,352 commercials and conduct formal screening. Among the event's award categories include Certificate of Recognition, Special Citation for Craftsmanship and Best of Product Category.


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