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Brian Lewis is a Chef, Author and speaker. He is the third child of Delano Lewis and is currently in charge of public relations for the Ambassador.

Delano E. Lewis Sr.

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:21+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

Delano E. Lewis, Sr, a native Kansan, received a Bachelors Degree from the University of Kansas in 1960 and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Washburn University School of Law, Topeka Kansas, in 1963 Mr. Lewis served ten years in the Federal Government from 1963 until 1973. He served as an attorney with the Dept. of Justice; [...]

Lafayette To Present Honorary Degrees Including Delano Lewis

By | 2014-08-19T17:22:11+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

Lafayette College will award honorary degrees to five leaders in education, literature, journalism and religion as part of the college's 161st commencement exercises on May 19. Honorees will include Delano Lewis, president and chief executive officer of National Public Radio, who will receive a doctor of humanities; author Jay Parini, professor of English at Middlebury College, [...]

Former US ambassador Lewis joins APCO

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:21+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

WASHINGTON: APCO Worldwide has announced that Delano Lewis, former US ambassador to South Africa and former president and CEO of National Public Radio, is joining the company as a senior counselor. Lewis will work across the firm's Global Political Strategies and International Advisory Council. He will use his extensive background in corporate, political, cultural, and academic matters [...]

Delano Lewis Courted For Post With Fauntroy

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:21+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

As D.C. mayoral hopeful Walter E. Fauntroy tries this week to consolidate his political base for the coming campaign, his advisers are urging Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. President Delano E. Lewis, a former ally of Mayor Marion Barry, to serve as Fauntroy's finance chairman, according to sources. Meanwhile, Barry yesterday issued his strongest denunciation to [...]

Ambassador at Large

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:21+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

So, what is the former US ambassador to South Africa, who knows former President Clinton, future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former Vice President Al Gore, and who has met and worked with both versions of President George Bush and held court with Nelson Mandela, and met the former dictator of Uganda, Idi Amin, not to [...]

Who’s Close To The Mayor and Why

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:21+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

  THE COFFEE SHOP of the Hotel Washington is an unlikely retreat for powerbrokers. The ambiance is plain and folksy - greenery plunged formica nests, its Jujubes-like orange and green decor jarring to early morning senses. Yet, this airy room with its view of the granite bulk of Pennsylvania Avenue is where Mayor Marion Barry and [...]

Delano & Gayle Lewis – Washburn University Donors

By | 2014-08-19T16:10:40+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

Delano E. Lewis, jd '63 and honorary degree '00 and Gayle (Jones) Lewis met as students at the University of Kansas. Both natives of Kansas, Delano grew up in Kansas City and Gayle in Topeka. In June of 1960, they married after Delano completed his B.A. at the University of Kansas and Gayle completed her B.S. [...]

Distinguished Speakers Lecture: Delano Lewis, Former Ambassador to South Africa

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:22+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

Delano Lewis, former Ambassador to South Africa, will be the featured speaker at the GSSW Distinguished Speakers Lecture. Mr. Lewis will discuss how we are all connected and interconnected globally and will speak about opportunities to serve in the U.S. and around the world. He will refer to his Peace Corps and South African ambassadorship experiences [...]

Delano E. Lewis: America’s New Ambassador to South Africa

By | 2014-08-19T15:53:27+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Categories: Articles|

Plucked from retirement, President Clinton's new envoy brings years of business experience to the post. DELANO E. Lewis is an engrossing storyteller. He paints a resplendent portrait of longing to retire to the picturesque, clean-air climate of Las Cruces, New Mexico, after 36 years of business leadership in the public and private sectors. Driving from Washington, [...]

Not Business as Usual at NPR : New Chief Delano E. Lewis Wants to Expand Financial Base, Cut Costs

By | 2016-10-21T12:58:22+00:00 August 12th, 2013|Categories: Articles|

WASHINGTON — The sixth-floor office of Delano E. Lewis, the president of National Public Radio, is eerily quiet for a room surrounded by a new multimillion-dollar broadcast facility that boasts a half dozen satellite dishes and the largest recording studio between New York and Nashville. That's because Lewis mostly listens to NPR at home or during [...]