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American Secrets

American Secrets

This presentation will introduce students to the secret of secrets. Beginning with invisible ink and hidden messages of the American Revolution through the first super computers and everything in between, the instructor will take you through the history of American cryptology. This presentation highlights the history, technology, and people bringing the secret world of secrets to you.

Cosponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University (OLLI Mason).

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jennifer Wilcox has been the director of education at the National Cryptologic Museum for 25 years, providing a variety of programs on cryptologic history to adult and youth audiences. She has a BA from Michigan State University and has worked for the National Security Agency since 1986.

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ABOUT OLLI MASON

OLLI Mason provides intellectual and cultural experiences to curious individuals. Learn more at OLLI.gmu.edu.

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This program is appropriate for ages 18+. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button. A Zoom link will be emailed two days before start of each program. 

Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time:
2:15pm - 3:40pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Presentation/Performance
Audience:
  Adults  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 38 seats available.

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