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Would Mary Wells Hire Don Draper?

September 21, 2015 | 1:48

"You want to see Mary Wells sitting on Don Draper's lap?” That memorable line from "Mad Men" is part of a recurring theme in the series -- whether Draper might end up at the hottest agency of the era, Wells Rich Greene. The comment, uttered by Roger Sterling, is actually rather ludicrous -- if any lap-sitting were to happen at all, it would likely be the other way around, given that Ms. Wells was at the time the most powerful woman in advertising.