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The Melting Plotz

The U.S. is a diverse country—but if you grew up before 1960, you'd be hard-pressed to find that diversity in children's books such as "Our America."

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Lights, Camera, Glaser

Milton Glaser did not do many movie posters, but the ones he did are as distinctively his as they are unusual for the film genre.

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Smoking Out the USSR

Steven Heller examines vintage Soviet cigarette packages, courtesy of !PRODUCTIVE ARTS!

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Madison Square Garden’s Hate Fest

The parallels with the RNC aren't the same, but there was a hint of the Bund rally at Madison Square Garden in 1939, from graphics to rhetoric.