Japan welcomes nomination of Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador

TBergerSouth China Morning Post
Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences

The nomination of Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of assassinated US president John F. Kennedy, as ambassador to Japan shows the “great importance” Washington placed on the relationship, Tokyo said yesterday…

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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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