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Julia Child Discusses Essential Knowledge for Modern Home Cooks in her New Book "The Way to Cook."

The French Chef, Julia Child. She spent three decades explaining the mysteries of classic French cuisine to modern American audiences. Child has hosted several cooking shows on Public Television, earning Peabody and Emmy Awards in the process, and written several cookboks. Her new book, is titled "The Way to Cook." It's a 50-dollar tome that...in Child's words...tells "everything [I] know about the essentials of cooking today."

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Other segments from the episode on November 14, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 14, 1989: Interview with Julia Child; Commentary of the predecessors of Jerry Lee Lewis; Interview with Gus Van Sant; Review of Amos Oz's collection of essays …

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