The Codebreaker
american experience

Sat, Jan 6 8:00 P.M. NH Explore (11.2)  

Discover the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped bring down Al Capone and break up a Nazi spy ring in South America. Her work help lay the foundation for modern codebreaking today.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 3301

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Sat, Jan 6 8:00 P.M. The Codebreaker     NH Explore (11.2)

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