Nightly News   |  October 17, 2013

Caroline Kennedy confirmed as US Ambassador to Japan

The daughter of JFK, Caroline Kennedy, will serve as the next US Ambassador to Japan, a vital role in maintaining the relationship with America’s largest trading partner. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the other thing congress agreed to before leaving town last night was the title ambassador caroline kennedy . the daughter of jfk was confirmed by the u.s. senate to serve as the next u.s. ambassador to japan . it's a vital relationship for this country. japan is our largest trading partner. 54,000 americans are still stationed there, many of them, of course, attached to the home of the navy's seventh fleet. when