Whom would you like to interview, and what would you ask?

Question: Whom would you like to interview, and what would you ask?

Jacques Pepin: Bernard Kouchner that man would probably be the man that I would want to ask him because he’s a great hero for me. He’s a humanitarian, and he will probably have the recipe, or could have the recipe to feed the starving, and to go in areas of the world that no one has done because he knows that type of subject, and he’s been doing it for 30 years. So I will want to speak with him.

 

Recorded on: 09/04/2007

 

 

 

 

A hero who could feed the hungry.

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