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Jeane Kirkpatrick

Jeane KirkpatrickAKA Jeane Duane Jordan

Born: 19-Nov-1926
Birthplace: Duncan, OK
Died: 7-Dec-2006
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Parklawn Memorial Park, Rockville, MD

Gender: Female
Religion: Born-Again Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reagan's UN Ambassador

[1] Originally a liberal Democrat, switched to Republican in 1985.

Father: Welcher F. Jordan
Mother: Leona Kile
Husband: Evron M. Kirkpatrick (m. 20-Feb-1955, d. 1995, three sons)

    High School: (Mt. Vernon, IL)
AA, Stephens College, Columbia, MO (1946)
    University: BA, Barnard College (1948)
    University: MA Political Science, Columbia University (1950)
    Scholar: Johns Hopkins University (1950-51)
    Scholar: University of Paris (1952-53)
    Professor: Political Science, Trinity College, Washington, DC (1962-67)
    University: PhD Political Science, Columbia University (1968)
    Professor: Georgetown University (1967-)

    US Ambassador to the United Nations (1981-85)
    US National Security Council (1981-89)
    Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
    Member of the Board of IDT (-2006)
    Afghanistan Relief Committee Co-Chair
    America Abroad Media Advisory Board
    American Center for Democracy
    American Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow (1977-)
    Center for Security Policy
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Coalition for a Democratic Majority
    Committee for the Free World
    Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
    Committee on the Present Danger Board of Directors
    Corporation for Public Broadcasting Advisory Board, America at a Crossroads
    Empower America Co-Founder
    Endowment for Middle East Truth Advisory Board
    Ethics and Public Policy Center Board of Directors
    Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Board of Directors
    Freedom House Board of Trustees
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    International Republican Institute Board of Directors
    Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Advisory Board
    Libby Legal Defense Trust Advisory Committee
    National Association of Scholars
    National Conservative Campaign Fund Honorary Vice Chairman
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Nicaraguan Freedom Fund Vice President
    Project for the New American Century
    Public International Law and Policy Group Balkan Action Council
    Straight Talk America
    United States Committee for a Free Lebanon
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985
    International Security Leadership Award 1985
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Iran-Contra Scandal

Author of books:
The Strategy of Deception: A Study in World-Wide Communust Tactics (1963, editor)
Political Woman (1974)
The New Presidential Elite: Men and Women in National Politics (1976, with Warren E. Miller)
Dismantling the Parties: Reflections on Party Reform and Party Decomposition (1978)
Dictatorships and Double Standards: A Critique of U.S. Policy (1979)
The Reagan Phenomenon, and Other Speeches on Foreign Policy (1983)
We and They: Understanding Ourselves and Our Adversary (1983)
The Reagan Doctrine and U.S. Foreign Policy (1985)
Legitimacy and Force: State Papers and Current Perspectives (1988, 2 vols.)

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