About the Author
Mary Eberstadt is a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and a contributing editor of Policy Review
, the Institution's critically-acclaimed journal of conservative thought. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal
, and was the executive editor of Irving Kristol's National Interest
magazine from 1990 to 1998. Eberstadt was a speechwriter for Secretary of State George Schultz, and a special assistant to UN Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick. She graduated Cornell University magna cum laude as a four-year Telluride scholar. She is currently a stay-at-home mother of four children, and is married to Nick Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute.