Friday, September 14, 2007


OLSEN: Actually, I remember it not being daisies, but Lazy Susans, you know—the yellow with the...

CONELRAD: But everyone called it the Daisy ad.

OLSEN: Yea. I always wondered about that later because I remembered distinctly what kind of flower it was (laughs).

Birgitte Olsen, the four year old girl in the LBJ Daisy Political Ad, a "masterpiece of manipulation," that aired in 1964. All grown up and interviewed by Conelrad in Daisy: The Complete History of an Infamous and Iconic Ad.

Video: The Daisy Ad

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