Miss Manners

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Judith Martin, author of the nationally syndicated "Miss Manners" column, about the unique strengths and weaknesses of American etiquette, historically, and today. Her new book is called Star Spangled Manners: In Which Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette for a Change. It's published by W.W. Norton.

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