History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2014 08:24:22 AM CDT

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. 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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