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us: Keyes, Alan L. (Alan Lee), 1950-

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    • us: Keyes, Alan Lee, 1950-
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        (naf) Long Island (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Cornell University
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of State
        • Organization: (naf) Unesco
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        (lcsh) Political activists
          (lcsh) Diplomats
      • Sources

        • found: His Ethiopia, 1986: t.p. (Alan L. Keyes, International Organization Affairs) p. 3 (Alan Lee Keyes, b. 8-7-50)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Keyes, Alan; political activist, diplomat, radio / television personality; born 07 August 1950 in Long Island, New York, United States; enrolled at Cornell University in a six-year program leading to a PhD in Political Philosophy; his support of the Vietnam War, and his opposition to the methods of black nationalist activists on the Cornell campus were not well received and after two years he left the university; after one year in Paris returned to the United States to continue his studies at Harvard University, where he completed a BA in Government Affairs (1972) and a PhD in Government Affairs (1979); joined the State Department as a foreign service officer and served as a desk officer to the U.S. consulate in Mumbai, India; served at the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe; in 1983 was appointed ambassador to the U.N. Economic and Social Council (UNESCO) and assistant secretary of state for international organizational affairs; hosted a Baltimore-based talk radio show, also was a public speaker and commentator; launched presidential campaigns as a Republican, in 1995 and 2000)
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        • 1986-05-07: new
        • 2015-03-27: revised
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