ROOSEVELT, Selwa. American. Genres: International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Kingsport Times, Kingsport, TN, reporter, summers, 1946-50; Washington Star, Washington, DC, columnist, 1954-58; Washington Post, Washington, DC, feature writer, 1967-68; free-lance magazine writer during the 1970s; contributing editor of Town and Country, 1974-81; U.S. Government, Washington, DC, chief of protocol, with rank of ambassador, for Reagan administration, 1982-89; Mediterranean Quarterly, senior editor, 1995-; writer. Publications: Keeper of the Gate: An Intimate View of American Diplomacy in the Reagan Years, 1990.