History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2013 09:41:27 AM CDT

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

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Daniel Ellsberg -- This State Department employee leaked the Pentagon Papers, a secret Defense Department study of how the United States came to fight the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers in 1971.

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