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A Conversation With Elizabeth Smart

15 years ago Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell, and a new film tells the story of her months in captivity. Friday, we’re rebroadcasting our conversation with Smart about the ordeal and faith, family, and survival. (Rebroadcast)

Elizabeth Smart is the founder of The Elizabeth Smart Foundation, a non-profit focused on preventing abductions and educating children and families. Her memoir is called My Story. [Indie bookstores|Amazon|Audible]

A&E's Biography two-part non-fiction special Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography airs Sunday, November 12 and Monday, November 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The following Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Lifetime will premiere its original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart.

Watch A&E's trailer for Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography.

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.
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