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History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Dec 24 2013 07:30:19 AM CST

Edward Snowden joins a long list of 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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