Currently playing as I enter this (8pm EDT 4 Apr 2005)
on the History Channel
Area 51: Beyond Top Secret
"Born during the Cold War, Area 51 in Nevada, also known as Groom Lake or Dreamland, became not only the Air Force's most strategic test site, but also a symbol of everything that was sneaky about the U.S. military-industrial-intelligence complex...."
Story includes the extremely mundane story about how Area 51 got its name. Check it out -- this is nothing short of cool!!! Kelly Johnson and the boys at The Skunk Works would be so proud...