Jeffrey Wigand: The big tobacco whistleblower

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Jeffrey Wigand: The big tobacco whistleblower 4.5
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The 1996 Mike Wallace interview that inspired Hollywood's "The Insider" and changed big tobacco forever.






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Here after watching "THE INSIDER".

Author — Kumar Roshan

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They nailed the unsympathetic wife in the movie.

She's got the worst attitude.

Author — I'm just some Canadian guy and I say

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The movie'The Insider' is highly recommended... Especially Al Pacino played the role of the Producer of 60mins. ..Amazing

Author — raymond palaganas

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the straw that broke the *ahem* CAMEL's back

Author — killervacuum

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He loses his job and his wife thinks about divorcing him what a great woman.

Author — sass

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You can see the crookedness in that lawyers eyes he's lying through his teeth they're after this man because he's telling the truth

Author — Tony Burns

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Dr Jeffrey Wigand
A true American hero.
Thank you for your honesty in the face of overwhelming odds.

Author — John Borjia

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I quit Somking 4months in....This just made me stronger....

Author — Ozzy Chingas

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and cracking heads on the football field every week for 20 years doesn’t cause CTE

Author — rmiddlehouse

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Tobacco industry... The real gangsters

Author — ne one_ _

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Let's see: a tobacco company hires a researcher to find out if their product kills and cripples people, and when he comes up with the "wrong" answer, he's persecuted.

Author — Russ Gallagher

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Why didn't they LOCK UP any of the tobacco executives?!

Author — The Truth

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Dr wigand's ex wife she deciede to level false allegations against him just because he became broke and she wanted to continue the her lifestyle at his expense

Author — Ric Kr

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Tell the truth lady....he lost those big bucks and you was ready to bail lol

Author — Mark Williams

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How do these lawyers look at themselves with self respect?

Author — Darth Structure

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Dr wigand's wife is a kind of women who worser than a gold digger and backstabber just to continue the life style, she was ready to destroy her marriage and level false allegations on her husband with no regard for her children

Author — Ric Kr

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Hope Dr wingman life is ok, he has balls to battle this killers !!!!

Author — Eduardo L

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I have been trying to track this down for YEARS, including talking to Dr. Wigand. THANK YOU FOR UPLOADING! Made my day.

Author — Paul Heckman

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Wow, the guy who played Mike Moore in the Insider looks just like the actual guy. Amazing casti-- oh wait, never mind.

Author — 6th Wilbury

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Wigand, an American hero. Sandefur passed away one year after he retired, two years after the trial. Karma.

Author — Jeffrey G.