U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers his first major public address on Wednesday, February 20, at the University of Virginia — founded by Thomas Jefferson, America’s first Secretary of State.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with students at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with students at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is welcomed to the University of Virginia by University President Teresa Sullivan in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is welcomed to the University of Virginia by University President Teresa Sullivan in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]