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AIR DATE: February 12, 2013

Now that many of the Cold War secrets about Area 51 have been revealed, we mostly think of it as a place where the most sophisicated engineering took place. They designed and tested fighters and spy planes. But they also did some reverse engineering. What exactly is "reverse engineering" and how did it change the course of the Cold War? We'll talk with an Area 51 worker who was there.
 
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Col. Gail Peck, formerly worked at Area 51
 
 

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