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Alan Keyes' Biography

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Full Name:

Alan L. Keyes




Wife: Jocelyn Marcel; 3 Children: Francis, Maya Jeane, Andrew

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New York, NY

PhD, Government Affairs, Harvard University, 1979

BA, Government Affairs, Harvard University, 1972



Candidate, President of the United States, 1996, 2000, 2008

Candidate, United States Senate, Illinois, 2004

Featured Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1992

Assistant Secretary, State for International Organization Affairs, 1985-1988

Ambassador, United Nations Economic and Social Council, 1983-1985

Experience, Public Speaker

Experience, Television and Radio Commentator

Radio Talk Show Host, 'The Alan Keyes Show: America's Wake Up Call,', 1994-1999

Author, 'Our Character, Our Future: Reclaiming America's Moral Destiny,', 1996

Author, 'Masters of the Dream: The Strength and Betrayal of Black America,', 1995

Syndicated Columnist, Scripps Howard, 1991-1992

Interim President, Alabama A & M University, 1991

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, 1987-1989

Policy Planning Staff, United States State Department, 1981-1983

Zimbabwe Desk Officer, United States State Department, 1980-1981

Foreign Service Officer, United States State Department, 1978

President, Ronald Reagan Alumni Association, 1998-present

Founder/Chair, Declaration Foundation, 1996-present

President, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), 1989-1992

Founder, National Taxpayer Action Day, 1990