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Jeffrey Wigand

In 1995 Dr. Wigand achieved national prominence when he became the tobacco industry's highest ranking former executive to address public health and smoking issues. He disclosed information about the industry's disregard for health and safety during an interview with 60 MINUTES.

Jeffrey Wigand appears in the following:

Survival Guide for Whistleblowers

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

It's a balancing act. And the balancing act I had to do was between the truth, which would save numerous lives throughout the world that are caused by the loss of life through the use of tobacco, and my children. Because the death threats I received were targeted towards my children.

Jeffrey Wigand, a prominent tobacco industry whistle-blower and subject of the movie The Insider on The Brian Lehrer Show

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Survival Guide for Whistleblowers

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Tom Devine, legal director of the Government Accountability Project and co-author of The Corporate Whistleblower's Survival Guide: A Handbook for Committing the Truth, and Jeffrey Wigand, a prominent tobacco industry whistleblower and subject of the movie The Insider, talk about the new legal landscape for whistleblowers and what protections there are for those who speak out about corporate misconduct.

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