Caroline Kennedy nominated ambassador to Japan

TBergerAssociated Press
Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan, offering the most famous living member of a prominent American family a new role of service to country…

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“Japanese women continue to look for role models who demonstrate that it is possible to be a woman and have a successful career in politics. I expect that many in both the United States and in Japan will want to use her to send that message to the Japanese public.”

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