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Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer

Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer

Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer

Elizebeth Smith Friedman was an American codebreaker from Indiana. During Prohibition, her decrypts and testimony brought down international drug rings and liquor smugglers. Friedman’s codebreaking in WWII enabled the US to win the “Battle of the Atlantic” and smash Nazi spy rings.
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Season 33 Episodes

The Codebreaker

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Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer

Clip Length 01:06 Premiere Date 1.11.21

William Friedman: Cryptologist

Clip Length 01:14 Premiere Date 12.15.20

Extended Trailer | The Codebreaker | American Experience

Preview Length 01:25 Premiere Date 1.11.21

Trailer | The Codebreaker | American Experience

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 1.11.21

Chapter 1 | The Codebreaker

Clip Length 07:25 Premiere Date 1.11.21

The 1930s Series Preview

Preview Length 01:02 Premiere Date 8.20.09

Author Interview: Neil Maher

Clip Length 07:00 Premiere Date 9.24.09

Interview Dr. Alfred Crosby

Clip Length 06:07 Premiere Date 12.21.09

Interview Dr. Shirley Fannin

Clip Length 09:22 Premiere Date 12.21.09

Government Film: Combat America

Clip Length 08:21 Premiere Date 1.12.10

Government Film: Memphis Belle

Clip Length 10:06 Premiere Date 1.12.10

Soylent Green Trailer

Clip Length 03:28 Premiere Date 2.15.10

Government Film: Target Tokyo

Clip Length 21:45 Premiere Date 3.18.10

Specials

FDR's Pearl Harbor Speech

Length 01:10 Premiere Date 12.6.16

Olympian Profile: Andrew Campbell

Length 03:06 Premiere Date 8.2.16

Olympian Profile: Katelin Snyder

Length 02:53 Premiere Date 8.2.16

Radio Coverage of the 1936 Olympics

Length 05:28 Premiere Date 8.2.16

Olympian Profile: Bryan Volpenhein

Length 03:25 Premiere Date 7.18.16

Olympian Profile: Caryn Davies

Length 03:23 Premiere Date 7.11.16

Grand Central: Crisis Leads to Opportunity

Length 02:19 Premiere Date 2.4.08

Grand Central: Breaking Ground

Length 01:51 Premiere Date 2.4.08

The Design of Grand Central

Length 01:07 Premiere Date 2.4.08

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