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Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., second from right, speaks with committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, as he arrives for the start of his confirmation hearing to become the next top diplomat, replacing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center seated, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. is at left. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., second from right, speaks with committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, as he arrives for the start of his confirmation hearing to become the next top diplomat, replacing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center seated, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. is at left. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today began a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.

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Juliette Kayyem, national security and foreign policy columnist for the Boston Globe and serves on the faculty at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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CSPAN has video of the confirmation hearing here.

You can find Kerry's 1971 testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations committee here.

This segment aired on January 24, 2013.

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