Living: Thoroughly American Julia

For her new TV series, the French Chef comes home in style

Wow! Nifty! Eek! Gosh! Lookit! Oh boy! Those unique, familiar chirrups and chortles of gustatory delight are wafting through the kitchen once more as cameras record another salivant television series by Julia Child. The wood-notes wild, the vibrato delivery, the blue-eyed conspiratorial beam have changed little since the first segment of The French Chef went out over the Boston area's WGBH-TV on Feb. 11, 1963. Only this time, as the camera closes in on stockpot and saute pan, cleaver and colander, the...

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