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Julia Child on Learning "The Way to Cook" at Home

Child spent three decades explaining the mysteries of classic French cuisine to modern American audiences. She hosted several cooking shows on public television, earning Peabody and Emmy Awards in the process, and written many cookbooks. Her most recent TV series, "Cooking with Master Chefs" was aired in February and March and will be continued in April 1995. We replay our 1989 interview with her. (Rebroadcast)


Other segments from the episode on December 16, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 16, 1994: Interview with Etta James; Interview with Julia Child; Review of the film "Speechless"; Review of the made-for-TV movie "Don't Drink the Water."


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