History, art, and even language-arts teachers might find this web site from the Advertising Council of interest. "Campaigns that Have Made a Difference" takes a detailed look at some of history's most influential public-service announcements, including their historical significance and the reasons they were so effective. Video clips and graphics accompany many of the featured ads. Among the highlights are a 38-year effort by the War Advertising Council that persuaded 85 million Americans to purchase more than $35 billion in savings bonds toward U.S. military efforts from 1942-1980; another campaign by the War Advertising Council that created the memorable catchphrase...

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