Thursday, September 20, 2012

What is wrong with this PSA?

At first glance, the video below looks like something we've been seeing for years: a useful, even necessary, short film warning kids about advances made by strangers.

But this warning was issued in the horrifically benighted 1950s. Notice how all the predators have one thing in common -- and it isn't the fact they're male.

Watch Boys Beware on PBS. See more from American Experience.

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