- NAME: Jeane Kirkpatrick
- OCCUPATION: Scholar, Political Scientist, Government Official
- BIRTH DATE: November 19, 1926
- DEATH DATE: December 07, 2006
- EDUCATION: Stephens College, Barnard College, Columbia University, University of Paris
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Duncan, Oklahoma
- PLACE OF DEATH: Bethesda, Maryland
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Jeane Kirkpatrick was the first American female ambassador to the United Nations, an anticommunist, and Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser.
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