American Experience

The Rad Lab

Clip: Season 30 | 1m 34s

The “Rad Lab” was the main research facility for the American radar program in the Second World War. But there’s virtually no record of it. Filmmaker Rob Rapley discusses the program, housed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that advanced radar technology and helped to win WWII.

Aired: 01/16/18

Rating: NR

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