Inauguration of the International Exhibit, "JFK: His Life and Legacy"

Inauguration of the international exhibit, "JFK: His Life and Legacy," was trumpeted on March 5, 2015. Attending the opening ceremony, among others, were Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan; Ms. Caroline Kennedy, US Ambassador to Japan; Mr. Yasuo Fukuda, former prime minister of Japan; Ms. Haruko Arimura, Minister of State for Special Missions; Ms. Yoko Kamikawa, Minister of Justice; Mr. Sadakazu Tanigaki, Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party; Mr. David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States; and Mr. Thomas J. Putnam, Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Text of Prime Minister Abe's speech at the opening ceremony (in Japanese only)

Official coverage of the event by the Japanese Government Internet TV (in Japanese only)

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    Ribbon cutting ceremony for the exhibit

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    Prime Minister Abe and Ambassador Kennedy

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    Prime Minister Abe and Ambassador Kennedy veiwing the exhibit

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    Prime Minister Abe giving a speech at the ceremony


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