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Michelle Obama meets Japan royals

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 00:49

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama meets Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Thursday (March 19) as part of her three-day trip to Japan. Sporting a white and red floral dress with silver high-heels, Michelle Obama arrived at the Imperial Palace as a light drizzle fell over Tokyo. She was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later in the day, and visit Japan's ancient capital Kyoto on Friday (March 20) before she departs for Cambodia. She is visiting the two nations as part of the U.S. initiative "Let Girls Learn," which seeks to promote the education of girls around the world.

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Michelle Obama meets Japan royals

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 00:49