..well dunno actually. But he could’ve – the first Levis were made in 1853. But if he didn’t wear them he’s certainly trying his best to sell them in an ad in which he reads his poem ‘America’. Exploitation of the ‘poet of democracy’? Or a teaming up of two American icons? Dunno either. But beautiful short film (via Slate):

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Centre of equal daughters, equal sons,
All, all alike endear’d, grown, ungrown, young or old,
Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich,
Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love,
A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother,
Chair’d in the adamant of Time.

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