Guest Host: Matthew Felling

Should government encourage– or even mandate– good manners? One Maryland county is adopting the mantra “Choose Civility” in its campaign to encourage residents to be nicer to each other. We look at whether campaigns can engineer the civility they’re aiming for, and how citizens react when they’re told to be friendly.


  • Valerie Gross Executive Director and CEO, Howard County Library, Maryland
  • Robert Sutton Professor, Stanford University; Author, "The No A\*\*hole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't."

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