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Albert Lasker

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Albert Lasker: Albert Davis Lasker was an American businessman who is often considered to be the founder of modern advertising. He was born in Freiburg, Germany when his American parents Morris and Nettie Davis Lasker were visiting their ancestral homeland. He was raised in Galveston, Texas, where his father was the president of several banks. In Chicago, he became a partner in the advertising firm of Lord & Thomas, later purchasing the firm. He had many successful ad campaigns and made new use of radio for them, changing popular culture and appealing to consumers' psychology. He was elected to the American National Business Hall of Fame.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

George Washington Hill, president of the American Tobacco Company, and Albert Lasker, head of the Lord and Thomas agency, pressured the networks to allowexplicit advertisingmessages. Although Lasker and Hill largely conformed to the ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Albert Lasker Research Award. Retrieved from http:// www .laskerfoundation.org/awards/1986clinical.htm Gardnerella vaginalis Gardnerella vaginalis is the somewhat flowery sounding name of a bacterium that can ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History (2011)

by W. Rubinstein, Michael A. Jolles

In2003he received the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, and in 2007the European Inventor of the Year Award from theEuropean Union andthe European Patent Office. Jointwinner ofthe Dr Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

with StanleyCohen, the Albert Lasker Medical Research Award (1987);National Medalof Science (1987);honorary doctorates from University ...

Google previewA Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry (2005)

by Edward Shorter

” (Selikoff won an Albert Lasker Award in 1955 for codiscovering the treatment for TB.) ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio (2011)

by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

George Washington Hill, president of the American Tobacco Company, and Albert Lasker, head of the Lord and Thomas agency, pressured the networks to allow explicit advertising messages. Although Lasker and Hill largely conformed to the ...

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