Glance at the back cover of a Newsweek nowadays and you’re bound to see an ad for a bank. Or a TV show. Or maybe a fancy watch. But if you’d turned over a copy of the magazine back in 1964, you probably would have seen a promotion for one of two products, neither of which appears in our pages very much (or at all) anymore: cigarettes or alcohol.

See Our Front Cover-Back Cover Ad Gallery Here.

Glance at the back cover of a Newsweek nowadays and you’re bound to see an ad for a bank. Or a TV show. Or maybe a fancy watch. But if you’d turned over a copy of the magazine back in 1964, you probably would have seen a promotion for one of two products, neither of which appears in our pages very much (or at all) anymore: cigarettes or alcohol.

See Our Front Cover-Back Cover Ad Gallery Here.



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    Ah, the glory days.
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    This is exactly what I need to see today. Ugh, the Mad Men aspect of it though, make me barf.
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