[Cryptography] Mention of Joe Biden in "Puzzle Palace"

Dan McDonald danmcd at kebe.com
Mon Nov 25 17:46:54 EST 2019

> On Nov 25, 2019, at 3:16 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Having just (re)read James Bamford's "Puzzle Palace", I noticed a reference to one United States Senator Joe Biden, who was a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.  Apparently he revealed a major security breach in the mid-70s when a "young sergeant" in a "very, very sensitive position working with the National Security Agency" managed to smuggle out some information on a tape recorder.
> That got me wondering: not being an American, would this be the current Joe Biden?  I can't seem to find any hard information on it.

He served from 1973 to 2009, so it likely is him.


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