Spy Planes of Groom Lake

Former U.S. Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) workers talked about their involvement in recently declassified top secret spy… read more

Former U.S. Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) workers talked about their involvement in recently declassified top secret spy plane programs. Former pilots and engineers from the Groom Dry Lake test facility, known as Area 51, talked about the role it played during the Cold War. They told their personal stories and talked about the U2 and A-12 aircraft. George Knapp moderated the panel. They also responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. 

This program “Spy Planes of Groom Lake (Area 51)” was held at the Atomic Testing Museum Wednesday October 7, 2009, at 6 p.m. This biennial reunion October 5-8, 2009, of the Roadrunners of Groom Lake was their the first-ever public meeting. Roadrunners Internationale is an alumni organization for Groom Lake workers. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 2009

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  • Oct 18, 2009 | 1:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2009 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2009 | 1:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2009 | 7:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2009 | 1:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2009 | 7:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2009 | 1:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2009 | 7:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
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