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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk
U.S. Department of Defense

A Pilot Meets The Man Who Shot Him Down [7.19.2013]

An American pilot and a Serbian commander, enemies during the Kosovo War, meet in peacetime and find friendship. Also in this show: Lindsay Morgan Lokhart, a designer in the Halo video game series, created a strong female character and it was turned into a damsel in distress; and Mike Mika, a game developer, stayed up one night hacking Donkey Kong so his daughter could play a girl saving Mario.


"Wonder" by Hauschka; "Svilen Konac" by duo Moderato; "Super Mario Brothers Medley" by The Video Game Music Orchestra

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