Camelot 2.0: JFK’s daughter Caroline Travels to Japan’s Imperial Palace in a Carriage to Meet Emperor AkihitoPosted: November 19, 2013
TOKYO — New U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy travelled by horse-drawn carriage into the Imperial Palace to present her credentials to Japan’s emperor on Tuesday, giving the public a rare look at a diplomatic tradition.
Thousands of onlookers lined the avenues near the moat-ringed palace to snap pictures and wave as Kennedy, the 55-year-old daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy, waved back from inside the carriage.
In an unusual move, national broadcaster NHK showed Kennedy’s arrival at the Imperial Palace live, following the entourage from the air once it entered the palace gates…
Caroline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Jr., visit their father in the Oval Office, October 31, 1963.