Ever wonder why women shave their legs? Or why manly cigars gave way to slim, feminine cigarettes? The answer lies with people like Don Draper. Examine the history of advertising and how some of our personal traditions stem from a carefully-designed advertising campaign.
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Gerry Bowler, Santa Claus: A Biography. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2007
Music by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)