American Masters

Frequency Hopping

Clip: Season 32 Episode 3 | 2m 20s

Learn what inspired Hedy Lamarr to create frequency hopping, a type of secure radio communication to help combat the Nazis in World War II.

Aired: 05/18/18

Rating: NR

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