Millions of Americans are still out of work. Many homeowners are underwater or facing foreclosure. But the Labor Department reports that that February marked the best three months of hiring in two years. And housing is slowly picking up.
Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
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