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Sir Peter Westmacott Plays Not My Job

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Sir Peter Westmacott Plays Not My Job

Sir Peter Westmacott Plays Not My Job

Sir Peter Westmacott Plays Not My Job

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Sir Peter Westmacott, then-British ambassador to France, attends the Paris premiere of the film Le Discours d'un Roi at Cinema UGC Normandie on Jan. 4, 2011.
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This segment was originally broadcast on Aug. 24, 2012.

We do what damage we can on this show, but it's not often we get the chance to cause a real international incident. So we're very excited that Sir Peter Westmacott, Great Britain's ambassador to the U.S., has agreed to play our game called "No homework, extended naps and eight hours of recess!"

A lot of big-time politicians got their start as little politicians, running for the student council. We'll ask Westmacott three questions about strange doings in the school halls of power.