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Madison Avenue

(Encyclopedia) Madison Avenue, celebrated street of Manhattan, borough of New York City. It runs from Madison Square (23d St.) to the Madison Bridge over the Harlem River (138th St.). In the 1940s?

Menen, Aubrey Clarence

(Encyclopedia) Menen, Aubrey Clarence m?n?n, 1912?89, English novelist, b. London. The son of an Indian father and an Irish mother, he was a drama critic, theater director, and advertising agency?

Culver City

(Encyclopedia) Culver City, city (1990 pop. 38,793), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1917. Culver City's chief manufactures are rubber products and computers?


(Encyclopedia) advertising, in general, any openly sponsored offering of goods, services, or ideas through any medium of public communication. At its inception advertising was merely an announcement?

Ogilvy, David Mackenzie

(Encyclopedia) Ogilvy, David Mackenzie, 1911?99, British-American advertising executive. He was a chef in Paris and a door-to-door salesman before entering advertising, becoming an account executive?

Sayers, Dorothy Leigh

(Encyclopedia) Sayers, Dorothy Leigh s??rz, 1893?1957, English writer, grad. Somerville College, Oxford, 1915. Taking first-class honors in medieval literature, she was one of the first women to?

Don Draper

Don Draper is the mysterious, brusque, womanizing advertising genius at the heart of the TV show Mad Men. A super-stylish look at the culture of mass-market advertising in the early 1960s, Mad Men?

Eric Carle

Eric Carle wrote and illustrated dozens of books for young children, the most famous being 1969's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Born in New York but raised in Germany, Carle returned to the United?

William BENTON, Congress, CT (1900-1973)

Senate Years of Service: 1949-1953 Party: Democrat BENTON William , a Senator from Connecticut; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 1, 1900; attended Shattuck Military Academy,?

Amy Vanderbilt Biography

Amy Vanderbiltjournalist, authorBorn: 7/22/1908Birthplace: New York, N.Y. When she was 16, Vanderbilt became a part-time reporter for the Staten Island Advance. She studied in Switzerland, at?