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Wed Jul 28, 2021, 12:25 AM

13. These stories are everywhere and some of them we'll probably never hear about.

American Experience on PBS,

Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer
Season 33 Episode 1

https://www.pbs.org/video/elizebeth-friedman-cryptanalyst-pioneer/

Her work was secret for decades and exploited by the patriarchy while she got no credit.

The Codebreaker reveals the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work to decode thousands of messages for the U.S. government.

Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies.


We may truly never know what contributions women have made in academia, science, medicine, engineering ad infinitum because of the systematic sexism we continue to live under world wide.

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