How To Address Each Other ... And Our President

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What's in a name? The question of how and when titles should be used is getting renewed attention with President Barack Obama in the White House.

Tony Cox discusses naming conventions and the history of addressing elders, parents and leaders with NPR correspondent Karen Grigsby Bates — co-author of Basic Black: Home Training for Modern Times — and former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge-turned-blogger Kevin Ross.

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