The Power of Advertising

Produced by Melanie Roberts, Thomas S. Wootton HS

This is a documentary highlighting the impact advertisements have on societal opinions. It touches on a specific example of the influence ads have had in the past, the dental hygiene message portrayed through Crest toothpaste in the 1950s. Following the history of ads through the very beginning up until present time, the documentary observes the shift in focus within the industry throughout the years in order for the ads to remain impactful to the public.