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1981

By | 2017-02-19T18:40:48+00:00 February 19th, 1981|Categories: Timeline|

Julia, Robert Mondavi, and Richard Graff establish The American Institute of Wine & Food in San Francisco with the ambitious mission "to advance the understanding, appreciation and quality of wine and food."

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1980

By | 2017-03-12T15:39:49+00:00 February 19th, 1980|Categories: Timeline|

Julia begins regular appearances on ABC's Good Morning America, which continue through the '80s. The three-minute segments would set the stage for a new era of cooking on television. In 1985, Julia traveled to Italy for GMA, filming a five-part series celebrating Italian food and culture, "Julia Child in Italy." The series was so successful - [...]

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1979

By | 2017-03-12T15:39:20+00:00 February 19th, 1979|Categories: Timeline|

Julia's second cooking-for-company TV series, Julia Child & More Company, airs 13 episodes on PBS. Its companion book, Julia Child & More Company, is also published.

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1978

By | 2017-03-12T15:38:44+00:00 February 19th, 1978|Categories: Timeline|

Julia Child & Company airs on PBS for 13 episodes – a different show from the beginning. Julia and her team felt it was time to move away from purely French tradition so they created a beautiful new set and a series built around planning, shopping, cooking and presenting menus for everyday occasions. The companion book, [...]

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1976

By | 2017-02-19T18:34:17+00:00 February 19th, 1976|Categories: Timeline|

Julia receives an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Boston University's May Commencement. It is one of more than ten honorary doctorates Julia will receive, including from Bates College, Brown University, Rutgers University, Smith College, and Harvard University – where her citation reads, "A Harvard friend and neighbor who has filled the air with common [...]

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1976

By | 2017-02-19T18:32:43+00:00 February 19th, 1976|Categories: Timeline|

Julia adds to her collection of beautiful French medals with the prestigious L'Ordre National du Mérite. Established in 1963, the National Order of Merit is awarded by the President of the French Republic for distinguished civil and military achievements.

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1975

By | 2017-03-12T15:38:09+00:00 February 19th, 1975|Categories: Timeline|

From Julia Child's Kitchen is published. The book is dedicated to the premise that "French cooking is simply good cooking" and contains all the recipes that were demonstrated on the second color series of The French Chef, while expanding, for the first time, into some popular American favorites.

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1974

By | 2017-02-19T17:20:06+00:00 February 19th, 1974|Categories: Timeline|

Having noticed slight chest pains for several years, Paul is diagnosed as having blocked blood vessels. He undergoes a bypass, then a relatively new procedure that, perhaps from oxygen deprivation, leaves him with "mental scrambles." Regardless, he is by Julia's side constantly. In 1989, he suffers a series of strokes and Julia cuts back her work [...]

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1970

By | 2017-03-12T15:37:17+00:00 February 19th, 1970|Categories: Timeline|

A new The French Chef series debuts in color. The first season is described as "a tour of the French Classics, a refresher course for experienced cooks and a jet-assist take off for beginners." The theme for the second season is "The French Chef Faces Life" – Julia shows viewers how to cope with situations that [...]

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1970

By | 2017-03-12T15:37:01+00:00 February 18th, 1970|Categories: Timeline|

With Julia complaining that "I need at least five more years to get this book right," editor Judith Jones holds firm to the March deadline for the manuscript of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two. Co-authored with Simone Beck, it is published in October.

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