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Alan Lee Keyes

Alan Lee Keyes, American political activist, radio talk show host, former diplomat.

Background

  • Keyes, Alan Lee was born on August 7, 1950 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Government, Harvard University, 1979.

    Career

    • Commissioned foreign service officer United States Department State, 1978, consular officer, 1979-1980, desk officer Zimbabwe, 1980-1981, policy planning staff, 1981-1983, assistant secretary for international organization affairs Washington, 1985—1988. United States representative to economic and social council United Nations, 1983-1985. Assistant secretary of state International Organizations, 1985—1988.

      President Citizens Against Government Waste, 1989—1992. Interim president Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1991. Syndicated columnist Scripps Howard, 1991—1992.

      Candidate United States Senate Maryland, 1988, 1992, Illinois, 2004. Candidate United States President, 1996. National talk radio show host The Alan Keyes Show: America's Wake Up Call, 1994—2000.

      Host Alan Keyes: Making Sense, 2002. Founder & president The Declaration Foundation, 1996. Resident scholar American Enterprise Institute, 1987—1989.

    Works

    • Author: Masters of the Dream: The Strength and Betrayal of Black America, 1995, Our Character, Our Future: Reclaiming America's Moral Destiny, 1996. Co-author: Leadership Defined: In-Depth Interviews with America's Top Leadership Experts, 2004.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Connections

    • Married Jocelyn Marcel Keyes. Children: Francis, Maya, Andrew.
    • spouse: Jocelyn Marcel Keyes
    • children: Francis Keyes
    • Maya Keyes
    • Andrew Keyes
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    Born August 7, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Harvard University
    • 1979
      Harvard University
    • 1981 - 1983
      Commissioned foreign service officer, United States Department State
    • 1983 - 1985
      United States representative to economic, and social council United Nations
    • 1985 - 1988
      assistant, secretary of state International Organizations
    • 1988
      candidate United States Senate Maryland
      Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      president, Citizens Against Government Waste
    • 1991
      interim president, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1991 - 1992
      syndicated columnist Scripps Howard
    • 1992
      candidate United States Senate Maryland
      Illinois, United States
    • 1994
      natl. talk radio show host The Alan Keyes Show: America's Wake Up Call
    • 1996
      candidate United States President
    • 1996
      founder & president, The Declaration Foundation
    • 2002
      host Alan Keyes: Making Sense
    • 2004
      candidate United States Senate Maryland
      Illinois, United States
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