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'If You Ask Me' is a delightful compendium of the thoughts of Eleanor Roosevelt

Let’s say you are about to meet the President of the United States.  What’s the correct etiquette?  Extend your hand or wait for him to do so?  And while we’re asking…. how do you respond if you are a guest in a house where someone makes a racial slur?   How do you keep informed of world events when everything seems so complicated? And what can we do to convince other countries that Americans are actually good-hearted?

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