Secretary Kerry Visits Hiroshima
April 11 - While attending the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting, Secretary Kerry visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park, which he said were “a reminder of the depth of obligation that every single one of us in public life carries … to work for peace … and pursue a world free from nuclear weapons.”
CG and Mrs. Greenberg met with Takarazuka Revue President Ogawa and Writer/Director Harada to discuss their latest production, “For the people”, about U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
Ambassador Pays Special Visit in Hiroshima
Oct. 24 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited a church in Hiroshima that has a bell presented to it by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 as a gesture of peace and friendship. Children in the attached kindergarten still ring the bell daily.ALSO: Story
CG Greenberg visits Toyama Glass Museum
August 22 - CG Greenberg and Toyama Mayor Masashi Mori admire the work of American glass artist Dale Chihuly at the opening of the Toyama Glass Museum.
70th Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
August 6 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller attend the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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April 24 - The State Department supports Brand USA, a public-private partnership with the mission of promoting travel to the U.S. More »
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- TOMODACHI is a public-private partnership that supports Japan's recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, and invests in the next generation of Japanese and Americans. [More]