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Thursday, October 17, 2013

US Senate Confirms Caroline Kennedy as US Ambassador to Japan


The United States Senate has confirmed the appointment of Caroline Kennedy 
to become the next US Ambassador to Japan.  She won the unanimous endorsement Wednesday night, according to CBS News.

Her confirmation hearing took place before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on September 19, 2013.  Here is a video of that hearing.  She promised to carry on the legacy of her father, President John F. Kennedy.

Kennedy, who is the president of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, has recently completed a  book on her grandmother's historical photographs, entitled Rose Kennedy's Family Album.

Visit the JFK Library for more information about President Kennedy and the Kennedy family.

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