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OSS details released

2008-08-14 15:41:16.850537+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

It's not news that Julia Child worked for the OSS, but with the National Archives releasing 35,000 pages on the OSS, details are emerging about Julia Child's spying career (Via. And, you'll notice, she was never outed 'cause her husband reported on Nigeria's yellowcake purchases.

From the bottom of that article, the CIA's pages on the OSS, and the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) of the National Archives where, presumably, with enough effort one could track down all sorts of interesting tidbits about her covert career.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-14 17:12:21.022679+00 by: Dan Lyke

And it should be noted for completeness that Dr. Ruth was a sniper.

#Comment Re: Oh Julia made: 2008-08-15 16:20:42.746994+00 by: ghasty

Got to meet Julia at a book signing a while back...she scared me. I think I could still take Dr Ruth...Julia, back when living, not sure about.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-15 16:22:38.925506+00 by: petronius

Julia didn't purchase yellowcake, she baked it herself!