People: Mar. 11, 1985

She may be leaving the U.N., but Jeane Kirkpatrick, 58, is not the sort to cool off on the sidelines. At a Washington party celebrating her imminent return to academe as a government professor at Georgetown University, Administration luminaries like Caspar Weinberger, William Casey and Edwin Meese toasted her grit in championing U.S. foreign policy and applauded her plans to carry on the battle for hearts and minds with a book, a weekly syndicated newspaper column on international affairs and a busy schedule of speaking engagements. Kirkpatrick merely smiled as talk turned to a possible presidential candidacy in 1988, but there...

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