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Political Woman

Author: Peter Collier
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first and only biography of Jeane Kirkpatrick, who became an iconic figure in the 1980s as Ronald Reagan's UN ambassador and the most forceful presence in the administration, outside of the President himself, in shaping the Reagan Doctrine and fighting the Cold War to a victorious conclusion. Political Woman traces the complex interlock between Kirkpatrick's personal and professional lives using her as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Collier, Peter
Political Woman : The Big Little Life of Jeane Kirkpatrick
New York : Encounter Books,c2012
Named Person: Jeane J Kirkpatrick
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Collier
ISBN: 9781594036057 1594036055 9781594036040 1594036047
OCLC Number: 810097781
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (273 p.)
Contents: Heartland --
Big Ideas --
Kirk --
American in Paris --
"A Lousy Decade" --
Public Intellectual --
Reaganaut --
Diplomacy without Apology --
Rich in Enemies --
The End of History --
A Time of Subtraction.

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This is the first and only biography of Jeane Kirkpatrick, who became an iconic figure in the 1980s as Ronald Reagan's UN ambassador and the most forceful presence in the administration, outside of the President himself, in shaping the Reagan Doctrine and fighting the Cold War to a victorious conclusion. Political Woman traces the complex interlock between Kirkpatrick's personal and professional lives using her as yet unarchived private papers and extensive interviews with her and her family and with dozens of friends and associates. The portrait that emerges, filled with character and anecdot.

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"Peter Collier has succeeded in doing what Jeane Kirkpatrick could not do. Drawing upon her unfinished memoir, as well as countless interviews and other sources, he has written a candid yet Read more...

 
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