History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

POSTED: 08:27 AM PDT Jun 10, 2013    UPDATED: 07:41 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013 

Swedish prosecutors have dropped some charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

Leakers - Jeffrey Wigand
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Jeffrey Wigand -- This former tobacco company executive made enemies by claiming on "60 Minutes" in 1996 that cigarette companies knew their products contained addictive levels of nicotine. He was played by Russell Crowe in the 1999 film "The Insider."


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