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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint A little over a year ago I blogged about Julia Child being an international spy. Alas, it had no impact on sales of her book. But Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Nora Ephron have managed, in spite of people trying to eat healthier, to put “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” by Julia Child, butter and all, on top of the New York Times Best-Sellers List 48 years after it was first published. Julia & Julia opened in theaters on August 7th. ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint When I think of Julia Child, it's hard not to think of Dan Aykroyd's hilarious impression of the french chef fumbling with a knife and bleeding all over the kitchen. But in reality Julia Child was not only a great chef, author, and television star; records released today reveal that Child served as a US spy for the Office of Strategic Services (the OSS). Created by Franklin Roosevelt during World War ll, the OSS was an earlier version of the CIA ...

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