Caroline Kennedy was sworn in as the new U.S. ambassador to Japan during a private ceremony in Secretary of State John Kerry’s State Department offices on November 12. The swearing-in was followed by a tea ceremony and reception at the residence of the Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae. The appointment marks Kennedy’s first official diplomatic endeavor,Read more..
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During John F Kennedy’s brief (four minutes) but powerful speech to the people of New Ross in 1963 he referred to his great grandfather, Patrick, who left the area in 1849 with nothing but “a strong religious faith and a strong desire for liberty”. A powerful illustration of how JFK adhered to his ancestor’s faithRead more..
Caroline Kennedy recently took on the role of chief fundraiser for New York’s hard-hit public schools. She was appointed to the role, for which she will be paid $1 a year, by Chancellor Joel Klein, New York City Schools, who said, “Caroline Kennedy’s leadership in the non-profit and philanthropic communities makes her an ideal choiceRead more..