Alan Keys Live- There is Hope for America! Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness. A Live Interview with Alan Keys. Keys discusses the Tea Party, personal responsibility, abortion and how to restore our Nation. In 1983 he was appointed ambassador to the U.N. Economic and Social Council. He was twice nominated for U.S. Senate. In 1994 he began a radio talk show. In both 1996 and 2000 he campaigned for the Republican Party presidential nomination. In 2004 he stood for election to the U.S. Senate against Obama.