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Here’s one way to try to sell sneakers

The security at this airport seems a bit lax. But things were different in 1965.

Hey, kid! Ditch the arts!

So what is necktie boy thinking?

A) “Gee, I don't know. I'm going to need my college deferment in a few years. And these boys seem like cannon fodder to me.” B) “Why am I the only one wearing glasses?” C) “This kid putting on his sneakers better pay attention when Texas Western waxes Kentucky in a few years. A change is coming.” D) “I might want to hire some of these boys one day.” E) “Why isn't this kid sitting on the steps while putting on his sneakers?” F) Other.     

Back before sneakers cost $150

That's Bob Cousy.

And so now you know what “P-F” stood for.

If you can remember when…

…you had to have this brand of white sneakers to be taken seriously, well, you qualify as a wily veteran.

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