As It Happens | Jun 6, 2014 | 7:07

The Code Talker: Remembering Navajo cryptographer Chester Nez

Chester Nez was the last survivor of the original "Code Talkers": the 29 Navajo men recruited by the Marines to develop a crack-proof cipher for transmitting vital messages across the Pacific during WWII.

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