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Nora Ephron Plays Not My Job

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Nora Ephron is an essayist, novelist and Oscar-nominated writer and director of the kind of romantic comedies you don't have to be ashamed to love. Her films include When Harry Met Sally, Silkwood, Sleepless in Seattle and Julie and Julia, and her latest book is I Remember Nothing.

We've invited Ephron to play a game called "I don't go anywhere without my Charles Bronson Bunsen burner." Three questions about questionable celebrity endorsements.

This segment was originally broadcast on Jan. 1, 2011.

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