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Cryptanalyst-in-Chief: Elizebeth Smith Friedman

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Elizebeth Smith Friedman was a pioneer in code-breaking and one of the nation’s foremost cryptanalysts. She took down smuggling syndicates during Prohibition, broke enigma codes in WWII, and caught Nazi spies in South America. She and her husband, William Friedman, practically invented their field overnight. Learn about her start at the fabulous Geneva estate of Colonel George Fabyan, the eccentric millionaire, and how her research led to the start of the NSA. Presented by Vivien Lasken, Director of the Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden.



May 14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm