Caroline Kennedy looks set to take up Japan post
20 September 2013 Last updated at 02:24 BST
Former first daughter Caroline Kennedy has sailed through a confirmation hearing on her way to becoming the US ambassador to Japan.
Ms Kennedy, 55, the only surviving child of former President John F Kennedy, told a Senate panel she would focus on trade and military ties if confirmed.
Laura Trevelyan reports.
Video courtesy of JFK Library.
Produced by Ted Metzger; edited by Bill McKenna