From ABC News — 8/1/2004 Espionage to Escargot: Remembering Culinary Legend Julia Child Julia Child was irrepressible. Hers was the mother of all cooking shows — literally. The French Chef went on the air in 1963, and gave birth to a whole new genre, both in television and in the kitchen. With quotes such as…

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From Wikipedia A 1962 appearance on a book review show on the National Educational Television (NET) station of Boston, WGBH, led to the inception of [Julia Child’s] first television cooking show after viewers enjoyed her demonstration of how to cook an omelette. The French Chef had its debut on February 11, 1963, on WGBH and…

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My dear father, known as Frank to his ‘GBH family, passed away over the weekend. I always loved hearing his work stories (Zoom, the news, the Pops on the Esplanade, the BSO, The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, The Victory Garden…the list goes on).

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From the New York Times: Erica Wilson, the Julia Child of needlework, who brought the gentle art of traditional embroidery to an international audience through her books and television shows died on Tuesday in Manhattan.

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