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

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.

Leakers - Crystal Lee Sutton
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Crystal Lee Sutton -- The inspiration for the 1979 movie "Norma Rae" starring Sally Field, she fronted efforts to unionize workers at the North Carolina textile factory she worked at. She and other workers were paid just $2.65 an hour for folding towels in poor working conditions.

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