Allied vs. German Cryptology

Professor Kahn compared Allied and German cryptography, encoding, and cryptology, decoding. He examined why German coding activity was… read more

Professor Kahn compared Allied and German cryptography, encoding, and cryptology, decoding. He examined why German coding activity was inferior to Allied coding activity. Professor Burke spoke about how the needs of U.S. cryptographers led to the development of machines which were the precursors of the modern computer. He also lamented that this crisis-driven development prevented researchers from developing the computer until the postwar period. close

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  • Colin Burke Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Baltimore
  • David Kahn Director National Cryptologic Museum

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Allied vs. German Cryptology

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Program ID:
67946-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 1995 | 4:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 1996 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 27, 1995 | 4:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 1995 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 1995 | 2:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 1995 | 5:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1996 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 1996 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 1996 | 12:43am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 1996 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
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