Ambassador to Japan

Former Ambassador Caroline Kennedy.

This profile of JFK’s daughter and past Ambassador to Japan from CBS’s 60 Minutes sheds light on US diplomacy and the relevance of such a position. Watch the video and then answer the questions below.



Questions for Understanding:

1. What qualifications or experiences are necessary for an ambassador?

2. How do/did the Japanese regard Ambassador Kennedy?

3. What does an ambassador generally do and in which U.S. Department do they work?