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The codebreaker : wife, mother, secret American hero / director, Chana Gazit ; producers, Chana Gazit, Hilary Klotz Steinmen, Vanessa Ruiz, Nancy Sherman.

Steinmen, Hilary Klotz (television producer.). Ruiz, Vanessa (television producer.). Sherman, Nancy (television producer.). Gazit, Chana (television director.). Burton, Kate (narrator.). Fagone, Jason. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Woman who smashed codes. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD 652.8 COD (Text) DVD 36803001143812 DVD Checked out 04/26/2021
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD 652.8 C669 (Text) DVD 79361000120532 Adult Nonfiction DVDs Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett ON ORDER (Text) DVD GPL9781531713416 Stacks On order -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD 652.8.c CODEBREAKER (Text) DVD 78294000280066 New DVD Checked out 04/21/2021
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD B FRIEDMAN, ELIZEBETH (Text) DVD 37500005007279 New Items Checked out 04/26/2021
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon DVD BIO FRIEDMAN (Text) DVD 30653003169604 New Adult Drama dvd Checked out 04/26/2021
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD DOCUMENTARY (Text) DVD 30477101473399 Main Floor: DVD Checked out 04/27/2021
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY CODE (Text) DVD 39231033794575 New Audiovisual Collection Checked out 04/24/2021
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 921 FRIEDMAN (Text) DVD 39206021695331 New Audiovisual Materials On holds shelf -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley DVD -- 921 FRIEDMAN ELIZEBETH (Text) DVD 30402004764025 NEW MOVIE Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531713416
  • ISBN: 1531713416
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book The woman who smashed codes by Jason Fagone.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Kate Burton.
Summary, etc.:
It tells the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work decoding thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII. A suburban wife and mother who led a secret double life, her remarkable contributions to the science of cryptology would only come to light decades after her death when classified government files were unsealed. But together with her husband, the legendary cryptologist William Friedman, Elizebeth helped develop the codebreaking methods that led to the creation of the powerful new science of cryptology and laid the foundation for modern codebreaking today.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; NTSC, region 1; stereo.
Language Note:
English. English SDH subtitles.
Subject: Friedman, Elizebeth, 1892-1980.
Cryptographers > United States > Biography.
Women > United States > History.
World War, 1914-1918 > Cryptography.
Cryptography > United States > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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