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Letitia Baldrige

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Birthplace : Miami, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-05-20

Letitia Baldrige (b. 1925, Miami) is an American etiquette expert and public relations executive.

A graduate of Vassar College, she is a former State Department employee and was the White House Social Secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy.

Her father was Congressman Howard Malcolm Baldrige, and her brother was Howard Malcolm Baldrige, Jr., former Secretary of Commerce. She serves on the board of directors of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. She has also done significant charity work with Jane Goodall to help fundraise for the preservation of habitats for wild chimpanzees.

She has published more than twenty books and has appeared on the Late Night with David Letterman.

Author of books:

Roman Candle (1956)
Tiffany Table Settings (1958)
Of Diamonds and Diplomats (1968)
Home (1972)
Juggling: The Art of Balancing Marriage, Motherhood, and Career (1976)
Entertainers (1981)
Letitia Baldrige's Complete Guide to Executive Manners (1985)
Letitia Baldrige's Complete Guide to a Great Social Life (1987)
Letitia Baldrige's Complete Guide to the New Manners for the '90s (1989)
Public Affairs, Private Relations (1990, novel)
Letitia Baldrige's New Complete Guide to Executive Manners (1993)
Letitia Baldrige's More than Manners! Raising Today's Kids to Have Kind Manners and Good Hearts (1997)
Legendary Brides: From the Most Romantic Weddings Ever, Inspired Ideas for Today's Brides (2000)
A Lady, First: My Life in the White House and the American Embassies of Paris and Rome (2001)
Letitia Baldrige's New Manners for New Times: A Complete Guide to Etiquette (2003)
Taste: Acquiring What Money Can't Buy (2007)


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