cigarette_ads_exhibit_nyc.jpgIt’s not often that libraries have more to offer than books, but a new exhibit at the New York Public Library is worth a look. “Not a Cough in a Carload: Images Used by Tobacco Companies to Hide the Hazards of Smoking,” is a collection of vintage cigarette ads that were responsible for hooking generations of smokers—so pay attention marketing directors. Expect lots of old time America’s favorite “movie stars and baseball greats,” including icons like Kris Kringle “puffing on a Pall Mall.” |AP|