Nixon’s 1968 ad campaign, famously entitled “Together“, appeared on the last episode of AMC’s “Mad Men” on Sunday. We found ourself as inspired and provoked by the campaign as Don Draper seemed to be as he flicked through images playing on the T.V. screen.
Something definitely clicked with its simple message and use of still images because, if my history serves me correctly, Nixon would end up a victor in the race.
While he remains one of the more notorious figures in history, there’s no denying he is also one of the more fascinating. . . with a surprising influence of fashion of the moment. Check it out!
+paper dress – designer unknown+
Until next time,
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I shook hands with Nixon at a very elite luncheon on Miami Beach in 1965, in the rope line at Tampa airport in 1968 and again in the rope line at Miami airport in 1972.