Education: Blue Book for Parents

Like Henry Ford, who standardized automobiles and put them within reach of everybody, Emily Post made polite manners a commodity available to all by reducing them to a set of simple, exact rules. Today, at 67, Mrs. Post is still undisputed autocrat of U. S. etiquette. Mrs. Post has long had another ambition: to write a Blue Book for raising children. Last week it appeared: Children Are People (Funk & Wagnalls; $2.50).

Mrs. Post likes old-fashioned ways best. "It is frankly my opinion," says she, "that the encouragement of unrestrained self-expression has gone...

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