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patriot45
08-14-2008, 02:38 PM
Chef / spy (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,403443,00.html)


WASHINGTON Famed chef Julia Child shared a secret with Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg and Chicago White Sox catcher Moe Berg at a time when the Nazis threatened the world.

They served in an international spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, an early version of the CIA created in World War II by President Franklin Roosevelt.

The secret comes out Thursday all of the names and previously classified files identifying nearly 24,000 spies who formed the first centralized intelligence effort by the United States. The National Archives, which this week released a list of the names found in the records, will make available for the first time all 750,000 pages identifying the vast spy network of military and civilian operatives

linda22003
08-14-2008, 02:39 PM
This was a secret? She talked in her memoirs about being with the OSS. That's how she met her huband, Paul Child.

Shannon
08-14-2008, 03:06 PM
This was a secret? She talked in her memoirs about being with the OSS. That's how she met her huband, Paul Child.

Huh. I guess I never paid much attention to her. This is pretty cool.

NonConformist
08-14-2008, 04:20 PM
She interrogated prisoners with her annoying voice, no one could resist and would spill there guts

linda22003
08-14-2008, 05:11 PM
Huh. I guess I never paid much attention to her. This is pretty cool.

I take it your copy of "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" is not as dogeared as mine? :p

Shannon
08-14-2008, 05:50 PM
I take it your copy of "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" is not as dogeared as mine? :p

I don't eat snails.:p

linda22003
08-14-2008, 08:54 PM
I don't eat snails.:p

There are other items in French cuisine. But I adore escargot.

FlaGator
08-15-2008, 11:44 AM
I don't eat snails.:p


I'm reminded of Steve Martin in the movie The Jerk were they bring a plate of Escargot and he makes them take it back because there are snails on the food.

SaintLouieWoman
08-15-2008, 12:36 PM
There are other items in French cuisine. But I adore escargot.
So does SR. :D

linda22003
08-15-2008, 12:44 PM
Best I ever had were at Cafe des Artistes in New York; a couple of DOZEN of them in a delicate garlic cream sauce, over English-muffin sorts of things. Luscious, and no digging them out of the shells. :D

Shannon
08-15-2008, 02:34 PM
Best I ever had were at Cafe des Artistes in New York; a couple of DOZEN of them in a delicate garlic cream sauce, over English-muffin sorts of things. Luscious, and no digging them out of the shells. :D

I feel a little nauseous. You did that intentionally, didn't you?:(

linda22003
08-15-2008, 02:37 PM
Nauseous? It made me hungry.

bijou
08-16-2008, 12:22 PM
http://media.ebaumsworld.com/picture/showmaster94/ani023.jpg
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noonwitch
08-18-2008, 04:20 PM
It's cool that she was a spy in WWII. I never got into her show, but I loved Dan Ackroyd's impersonation.