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Examining The Real 'Mad Men'

Feb 24, 2014

"Mad Men" might be a fictional television drama, but the kinds of ad men it portrays were real. 

Up to a point, according to George Lois.

George Lois is famous for his Esquire covers.

In the second part of Monday's Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with George Lois, perhaps best known for his work on Esquire covers from 1962 to 1972. We talk about his contentious campaigns and allegations of plagiarism.


  • George Lois, design artist and advertising man

HEAR MORE: George Lois speaks at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art as part of Kansas City Design Week. Click here for ticket information.