Jeane Kirkpatrick, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (Republican), Dictatorships and Double Standards, 1979
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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.