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John Danforth

Walter and Leonore Annenberg Award Winner



As Printed in the 2003 Award Luncheon Program:

John C. Danforth was named by President Bush in September of 2001 as his special envoy to the Sudan, a role to which the President said he brought “a big heart, enormous amounts of energy and a great commitment.” Previously he served as United States Senator from Missouri for 18 years, where he was on the Finance Committee, the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and the Select Committee on Intelligence. He was a sponsor of the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Before serving in the Senate, he was Attorney General in Missouri. Currently he is a Partner at Bryan Cave, LLP in St. Louis. Senator Danforth holds a BA from the Yale Divinity School and is ordained to the clergy of the Episcopal Church.

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