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'Mad woman' comes to Minnesota

Jane Maas began working in New York City in 1964 as a copywriter for Ogilvy & Mather, living a real-life version of the popular AMC show Mad Men. Maas praises the show as "wonderfully accurate" and has recently published a book called “Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond.” She recently told her story to a group of Minnesotans.
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Jane Maas began working in New York City in 1964 as a copywriter for Ogilvy & Mather, living a real-life version of the popular AMC show Mad Men. Maas praises the show as "wonderfully accurate" and has recently published a book called “Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond.” She recently told her story to a group of Minnesotans.

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