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Julia Child's life had a dash of espionage

Julia Child's life had a dash of espionage

WASHINGTON Julia Child's career as a cooking authority has been well-documented, but recently declassified government files shed light on a lesser-known part of her past: as an intelligence officer during World War II.

The National Archives on Thursday released more than 35,000 personnel files of people who served in the Office of Strategic Services, an intelligence agency that preceded the CIA. Among the 750,000 pages of documents was the file of Child, who

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