Television: How to Sell Broccoli

She picks up a rolling pin that could only have been made from a sequoia and crunches it down on a slab of cold butter. She lifts up a cleaver and amputates the outer wings of a goose, with a couple of chops that sound like cannon fire. She pops a chestnut into her mouth to see if it is done. She smiles and says between swallows, "Welcome to The French Chef. I'm Julia Child."

On educational TV in 13 cities, including Boston, New York, Washington and San Francisco, Julia Child, 51, is re-educating the misguided masses who think that...

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