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Our government is a little more chaotic than most other governments in the world.




Jeane Kirkpatrick, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (Republican), PBS Report on the United Nations, June 21, 1989

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Jeane Kirkpatrick
Jeane Kirkpatrick
  • Born: November 19, 1926
  • Died: December 7, 2006
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Diplomat

Jeane Duane Kirkpatrick was an American diplomat and political scientist. An ardent anticommunist, she was a longtime Democrat who became a Republican in 1985. After serving as Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser in his 1980 campaign, she became the first woman to serve as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

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