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Mad Men‘s Matthew Weiner greets the end with exhilaration, woe

The Los Angeles Times talks to Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner about the finale of the long-running series, which airs Sunday on AMC. Mad Men stars Jon Hamm as Don Draper, with Elizabeth Moss, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, and January Jones in supporting roles. During its run, it won fifteen Emmys and four Golden Globes.