American Experience

The Codebreaker, Spanish

Season 33 Episode 41 | 52m 40s

Basada en el libro The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Improbable Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies, La mujer que descifraba códigos revela la fascinante historia de Elizebeth Smith Friedman, la pionera criptoanalista y su minucioso trabajo para descifrar miles de mensajes para el gobierno de EE. UU.

Aired: 01/11/21

Expires: 01/10/24

Rating: NR

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