The movie Julie & Julia, opens today. In the film, Meryl Streep brings Julia Child back to life for the viewer. But how realistic is she? Joining The Takeaway is someone who can give us a first hand comparison between the real Julia Child and Meryl Streep’s version of Julia. Russell Morash, known as the father of “how-to” and “know-how” television, was the producer of "The French Chef" with Julia Child. He also helped create and produce such notable DIY shows as This Old House, Victory Garden, and New Yankee Workshop.
Julia Child's "The French Chef" was classic cooking with a woman who became an emblem of America: