Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

How Hedy Lamarr Developed a Secret Communications System

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

Learn more about Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, premiering Friday, May 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).


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