| Paul Weyrich |
|Born||Paul Michael Weyrich|
Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Died||2008-12-18 (Age 66)|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Racine|
|Religion||Melkite Greek Catholic|
|Children|| • Dawn Ceol Peter Weyrich|
• Diana Pascoe Stephen Weyrich
• Andrew Weyrich
|Spouse||Joyce Smigun Weyrich|
|Founder of||The Heritage Foundation|
|Member of||Le Cercle|
Paul Weyrich was a driving force behind the creation of a populist Religious Right in the US in the 1970s and 1980s. He convinced Jerry Falwell to found Moral Majority in 1979. Weyrich attended Le Cercle in 1982.
Co-founded Religious Roundtable. Christendom College. Conservative Digest: Columnist (1980-1990); Co-Publisher (1988); Senior Editor (1985-1988).
From 1989 to 1996, he was also president of the Krieble Institute, a unit of the FCF that trained activists to support democracy movements and establish small businesses in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
April 12, 1981, New York Times, 'Religiously-oriented right-wing group plans drive': "The occasion for the evening of religiously oriented politics was the founding meeting of the Memphis chapter of the Religious Roundtable, with Paul Weyrich, the Washington-based director of the Committee for the Survival of a Free Congress, as the main drawing card in a motel dining room near the Memphis Metropolitan Airport."
Weyrich attended Le Cercle in 1982.
Event Participated in
|Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)||11 June 1982||13 June 1982||Hanns Seidel Foundation|