The name Emily Post is synonymous with good manners in America. But behind the myth is a complex woman, weathered by a scandalous divorce who recreated herself. After attempts at writing novels and keeping company with the likes of Mark Twain and Edith Wharton - Post published a small run of her book "Etiquette." Some 50 years after her death, her work still influences how we think society should behave. Friday, we're rebroadcasting a conversation about Emily Post's life and enduring legacy. (Rebroadcast)
This program originally aired on November 24, 2008.