Matthe w Barzun http://wfpl.org en Barzun Sworn Takes Oath to Become U.S. Ambassador to Britain http://wfpl.org/post/barzun-sworn-takes-oath-become-us-ambassador-britain <p>Louisville businessman Matthew Barzun has assumed his role as Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Barzun was sworn in by Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department on Thursday.</p><p>Barzun was nominated for the post by President Obama last month, and the Senate was unanimous in his confirmation.</p><p>University of Louisville political science professor Charles Ziegler says this is an important diplomatic post.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 02:52:15 +0000 Brandon Girdley 6483 at http://wfpl.org Barzun Sworn Takes Oath to Become U.S. Ambassador to Britain