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Emily Post

Emily Post

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.


  • Laura Claridge is the author of Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners [Amazon|Indiebound].
  • Anna Post is the great-great-grandaughter of Emily Post.
Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.