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'Mad Men': Characters we love

Creator and head writer Matthew Weiner tells us his characters’ 1960s-style summer essentials

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PEGGY OLSON (played by Elisabeth Moss)

Book

Profiles in Courage, by John F. Kennedy

Song

”A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall,” by Bob Dylan

Movie

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds

Accessory

Patent-leather handbag

DON DRAPER (played by Jon Hamm)

Book

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, by John le Carré

Song

”Detroit City,” by Bobby Bare

Summer Cocktail

Anything brown

Accessory

Stingy-brim fedora

JOAN HARRIS, NÉE HOLLOWAY (played by Christina Hendricks)

Song

”Blue Bayou,” by Roy Orbison

Movie

Love With the Proper Stranger, starring Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen

Summer Cocktail

Gin fizz

Accessory

Pen necklace (of course)

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