Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies


Subject:
History , Military , Government , Wars & Conflicts , Cold War , Spies

Description:
Companion to a PBS NOVA program that "chronicles the lives and covert activities of the so-called 'atom spies' in the 1940's." Features information about "translations of Soviet cables decrypted back in the 1940s by the Venona Project," the U.S. government's effort to intercept messages from Soviet military intelligence. Also includes transcripts of "interviews with the closest relatives of some of America's most notorious atomic spies," biographical information about 20th century spies, and a teacher's guide.

Publisher:
WGBH Science Unit

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/venona/


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