Col. John Boyd: Father of the F-15 Biographer Robert Coram calls John Boyd "one of the most important unknown men of our time."

Col. John Boyd: Father of the F-15

Col. John Boyd: Father of the F-15

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Biographer Robert Coram calls John Boyd "one of the most important unknown men of our time." Boyd, an Air Force colonel, introduced innovative theories of aerial combat and championed the F-15 fighter jet. He revolutionized American warfare. Coram speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.